Andreya Woo Nazal

ATTORNEY

Overview

Ms. Woo Nazal helps clients from many different sectors of the economy minimize uncertainty in a constantly changing regulatory landscape. She uses her analytical skills to assist members of the regulated community with a broad range of legal issues, including compliance matters, enforcement actions, and citizen suits arising under state and federal environmental laws.

Ms. Woo Nazal has significant familiarity with environment, energy, and product regulation. She takes pride in her readiness and ability to learn clients’ businesses, which span industries as diverse as transportation, agriculture, chemicals, energy, retail, manufacturing and production, technology, and consumer products. Ms. Woo Nazal has particular expertise with respect to California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65), the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), as well as its state counterpart, the Hazardous Substance Account Act (HSAA), California’s Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, and the federal Clean Water Act (CWA). She also has uniquely sophisticated experience with legislative policy research and analysis, which she utilizes effectively to advise and support clients.

At her law school graduation, Ms. Woo Nazal was the recipient of the Award for Academic Excellence in Environmental Law. The selection is made annually by school faculty and awarded to one student who has demonstrated the highest levels of achievement in the environmental law field throughout school.

Ms. Woo Nazal’s practice includes a wide range of matters involving environmental and regulatory compliance, enforcement defense, and environmental litigation. Her practice spans the federal, state, and local levels.

Defense of property owners against hazardous substance and hazardous waste enforcement actions.

Defense of manufacturers against citizen-suits brought under California’s Proposition 65.

Representation of municipalities in Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) actions.

Overseeing the development and completion of Supplemental Environmental Projects pursuant to U.S. EPA Consent Agreements and Final Orders, and working with third-parties to achieve the same.

Assisting manufacturers in complying with California and federal appliance efficiency regulations.

Advising food growers on compliance with state and federal pesticide regulations.

Ms. Woo Nazal was inducted into her law school’s Pro Bono Honor Society twice for dedicating a significant portion of her time to helping others through the school’s pro bono program. She interned with various environmental nonprofit organizations during her time in law school.

Environmental Defense Fund

San Francisco Bay Conservation Development Commission

Golden Gate University School of Law’s Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Electric Power Research Institute

California Lawyer’s Association, Environmental Law News, “California Adopted the Nation’s First Comprehensive Methane Standards for the Oil and Gas Industry – And it Has a Meaning for the Energy Sector Going Forward,” Co-Author, Spring 2019

Golden Gate University School of Law; San Francisco, California (J.D., 2019)

University of Toronto; Toronto, Canada (B.S. Environmental Science, 2014)

Sacramento County Bar Association, Environmental Law Section Member (2020)

Asian/Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento (2020)

Wiley W. Manual Bar Association (2020)

California Lawyer’s Association, Environmental Law Section Member (2019 – Present)

American Bar Association, Member of Environment, Energy & Resources Section (2018 – Present)

GGU’s Environmental Law Society, Vice President (2018 – 2019)

California