Navi Dhillon is a litigator and land use lawyer in the firm’s Environment and Energy Group in San Francisco.
Mr. Dhillon focuses on complex civil litigation involving natural resources and land use matters and has represented a variety of business concerns, including renewable energy companies, railroads, large-scale developers, water districts, wine companies, hospitals, public utilities, national retailers, municipalities, and technology companies. In addition to matters arising under general commercial law, he efficiently solves challenging issues for clients relating to environmental laws such as:
Mr. Dhillon is an accomplished litigator. He has experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including mandamus proceedings, bench and jury trials, and appeals. He employs creative and cost-efficient litigation strategies to advance client goals and is a skilled negotiator. Mr. Dhillon has successfully opposed multiple preliminary injunction motions seeking to block construction of projects and secured favorable judgments for his clients, including a recent multimillion-dollar attorney’s fee award.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Dhillon served as a law clerk for more than two years to the Honorable John E. Munter of the San Francisco Superior Court’s Complex Civil Litigation Department. As a law clerk, Mr. Dhillon managed more than 100 complex civil litigation matters involving high-stakes litigation and worked on more than a dozen trials, including jury trials. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and as a law clerk for the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office in San Francisco.
Mr. Dhillon graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Mr. Dhillon is an active member of the local bar association. He is a member of the McFetridge American Inn of Court and, for several years, has coached local high school mock trial teams.
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