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Martin P. Stratte
  • Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law, Environmental Law
  • California, Nevada, Washington
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Summary

Martin Stratte is an attorney in the Government, Land Use, Environment & Energy Department and a member of the Natural Resources and Mining Group.

He assists with the entitlement of complex projects throughout California with an emphasis on projects for the mining, construction, and building materials industries. His experience includes work for large quarries, metallic mines, aggregate transloading facilities, and operations located within sensitive areas, such as national monuments and national parks.

Martin helps prepare environmental documents in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the state’s ever-changing greenhouse gas and climate change regulations.

He also defends the entitlements when challenged through litigation and, in addition to mining projects, has previously defended the entitlements for multiple Supercenters, several million square feet of warehouse and distribution space, and large residential projects.

Martin has trial experience, maintains an active appellate practice, and was selected as a 2019 Rising Star in Land Use & Zoning by Super Lawyers.

He has experience with: the Bureau of Land Management surface management regulations; California Fish and Game Code section 1602 Lake and Streambed Alteration Agreements; Clean Water Act section 404 permitting and section 401 certifications; the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP); the federal and state Endangered Species Acts; the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA); the Mining in the Parks Act and its implementing regulations; the Mining Law of 1872; the National Park Service Organic Act; and the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA).

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Environmental Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Nevada
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Washington
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Attorney
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
- Current
Attorney
Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden
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Attorney
Horton, Oberrecht, Kirkpatrick & Martha
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Education
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
J.D. (2012)
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (2008) | Urban and Regional Planning
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Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Outstanding Service Award
San Diego County
Professional Associations
California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)
Member
Current
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California Council of Land Trusts
Member
Current
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Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Member
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California Lawyers Association
Member
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State Bar of California
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Protecting California’s Disadvantaged Communities – An Examination of How the State’s New Environmental Justice Laws May Affect the CEQA Entitlement Process
Environmental Law News
California Appeals Court Upholds Legislative Workaround that Mooted CEQA Suit Targeting Development Project in Los Angeles
The WLF Legal Pulse
California Court Grants CEQA Defendant Discovery into Plaintiff-Group’s Standing
Washington Legal Foundation
Coming Full Circle in the Fifth—Revisiting the Concept of ‘Urban Decay’ and its Increasingly Limited Role in CEQA
Environmental Law News
California Court of Appeal Determines that EIR Prepared by SANDAG for Its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan Violated CEQA
Climate Change Law & Policy Reporter
Speaking Engagements
California Land Use Law & Policy Conference, California Land Use Law & Policy Conference
California Polytechnic State University: The Role of Science in Civil Litigation and CEQA, California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California
California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California
California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) 2017 Education Conference, California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) 2017 Education Conference
California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)
CalCIMA: Mining Purposefully with the Promise and Peril of Environmental Justice, California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) 2018 Education Conference
California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Martin P. Stratte's Website Profile
Website
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website
Blog
JMBM Articles & Blog
Contact & Map
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
USA
Telephone: (415) 984-9627