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Casey Strong

Associate | San Francisco


Casey advises local governments on a wide variety of transactional and advisory matters. Her practice focuses on public and land use law issues, including matters related to planning, CEQA, the Brown Act, and compliance with conflicts of interest rules and the Public Records Act. She also assists clients in drafting and amending local laws relating to zoning, public safety, homelessness, marijuana regulation, and renewable energy.

Work for Clients

Casey has advised the cities of Mill Valley, Fairfield, Manteca, McFarland, Tehachapi, and Vallejo; and the Marin Telecommunications Agency, the East Bay Clean Energy Authority, and the Silicon Valley Clean Energy Authority.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Richards, Watson & Gershon in November 2016, Casey served as a law clerk to the Honorable Valerie P. Cooke in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, where she Casey researched and assisted in drafting report and recommendation motions on issues concerning § 1983 lawsuits, Social Security appeals, and discovery issues. Casey also gained broad experience in environmental and public law matters during law school through externships with the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice, Earthjustice, and the Public Rights Division of the California Attorney General’s Office.

Honors & Awards

Member, Order of the Coif, University of Colorado Law School

Associate Editor, University of Colorado Law Review

Professional and Community Affiliations

Member, San Francisco Bar Association

Member, SPUR





  • When Apps Pollute: Regulating Transportation Network Companies to Maximize Environmental Benefits
    University of Colorado Law Review, Volume 86


J.D., University of Colorado Law School, Order of the Coif

B.A. cum laude, Tufts University

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