Andreya Woo Nazal



In 2019, Ms. Woo Nazal received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Golden Gate University School of Law (GGU).  She graduated with specialization certificates in both environmental and public interest law.

Academically, she has received several awards, including the CALI award for Excellence in Administrative Law, the CALI award for Excellence in Business Associations, and the CALI award for Excellence in Wills and Trusts. Ms. Woo Nazal was also appointed to GGU’s Moot Court Board for her high performance in Appellate Advocacy.

At graduation, Ms. Woo Nazal was the recipient of the 2019 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. She has particular expertise with respect to the California Environmental Quality Act, California’s Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, and the federal Clean Water Act. She also has uniquely sophisticated experience with legislative policy research and analysis, which she utilizes effectively to advise and support clients.

Ms. Woo Nazal was inducted into GGU’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, Energy Policy Associate

San Francisco Bay Conservation Development Commission, Legal Intern

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic, Law Clerk

Electric Power Research Institute, Student Intern

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)