Biography

Chris Rendall-Jackson is an environmental litigation, land use, and regulatory lawyer at Farella Braun + Martel, where he enjoys crafting creative, practical solutions to difficult problems. He has significant experience in federal and state courts, in California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) writ litigation, and in matters before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). He also holds a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) certification.

Chris also has experience in white-collar defense, securities litigation, and complex commercial litigation.  After law school, he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Jon P. McCalla of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Stars, Energy & Resources (2021)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conference of California Public Utility Counsel (CCPUC)
  • Power Association of Northern California
  • California Lawyers Association, Environmental Law Section
  • Harvard Club of San Francisco
  • Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court
  • Association of Environmental Professionals
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Firm Highlights

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Navigating the Permitting Process & Expediting Projects to Build a Better City

CJ Higley is a speaker at Bisnow's San Francisco Construction & Development event "Navigating the Permitting Process & Expediting Projects to Build a Better City.” What You'll Learn: Construction costs, labor shortage, and supply...

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Internal Investigations for Nonprofits: A Means of Identifying and Addressing Misconduct Before the Regulators Come Calling

The worst nightmare for most nonprofit board members is a complaint that sparks an investigation of misconduct at the organization. The ember may have been burning for some time before the board becomes aware...

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Nonprofit Basics: Navigating the Complex Rules That Describe A Public Charity

Welcome to EO Radio Show. This nonprofit basics episode is intended to help a founder of a new charity to navigate the complex rules that describe a public charity.  Many people think that the...

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Farella’s Family Wealth and Private Client Offerings Bolstered by Two New Partners

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The 15th Annual Santa Fe Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages

Jim Colopy is a speaker at the 15th Annual Santa Fe Advanced Conference on Natural Resource Damages on the panel addressing "Federal Jurisdiction: Waters of the United States.” 

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Importance of Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets of a Portfolio Company

In this Upside episode, we explore developing and monetizing intellectual property assets of a portfolio company. How does a new company go about developing a patent portfolio? And why spend the time and effort...

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As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened Risks

Aviva Gilbert, Farella partner and co-chair of the firm's White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Corporate Investigations Group, was quoted in the Corporate Counsel article "As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened...

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Fire Season Preparedness: What Wineries Should Do

Tyler Gerking is the moderator and Jennifer Bentley is a speaker at the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance program "Fire Season Preparedness: What Wineries Should Do.”  Guest speakers include Piper Cole and Joe Nordlinger...

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Continuing Use of CGL Policies to Cover Data Breach Losses

Our lives and the products and devices we use become more dependent on data by the day. As a result, cyberattacks and data breaches present everchanging risks to companies and individuals, and the importance...

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Welcome to Upside: A podcast by Farella's Private Equity and Venture Capital Group

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