Shaye Diveley is a member of the firm's Environment and Energy Group, concentrating on natural resource and land use litigation and counseling. She has litigated and represented clients in the areas of the Clean Water Act, the state and federal endangered species acts, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Unfair Competition Law, and the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, as well other federal and state environmental, land use, and natural resources laws. Ms. Diveley has represented a wide range of clients, from public entities, tribal groups, and nonprofit organizations to trade associations, developers, and Fortune 500 companies, on endangered species, land use, and water quality matters. Ms. Diveley has been recommended by Best Lawyers in America (2011 – 2014) for natural resources law.
Ms. Diveley has 15 years of experience working with resource industries. Prior to law school, she served as a policy analyst for the Gold Institute, advocating on behalf of the mining industry on such issues as the 1872 Mining Law, gold exploration, and abandoned mines. Ms. Diveley continued this work as an independent consultant and as an attorney, advising resource companies on various policy and litigation matters. She has represented a wide range of clients, from public entities, tribal groups and nonprofit organizations to developers and Fortune 500 companies, on natural resource, land use, environmental, real estate, energy, government affairs, and litigation matters.
Ms. Diveley graduated, cum laude, from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in 2001, where she served as articles editor for the West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law & Policy and as a member of the Hastings Law Journal.