Casey A. Shorrock

Associate

Ms. Shorrock joined the firm as an associate in 2019. Her practice focuses on environmental and land use law and includes CEQA, NEPA, natural resources, endangered species and wetlands, air and water quality, climate change, wildfire prevention regulation, and local environmental and land use ordinances. Ms. Shorrock specializes in environmental document review and consultant oversight.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Shorrock had a career as an environmental consultant and planner, working with and for agencies at all levels of government, with special experience working on tribal environmental projects. In this capacity, Ms. Shorrock managed the environmental review process for a variety of development and infrastructure projects and government actions and prepared the requisite state, federal, tribal, and joint environmental documents. She also focused on federal permitting and the streamlining of environmental regulatory compliance. Throughout her years as a consultant and planner, Ms. Shorrock worked closely with private clients, agencies, tribal governments, and the public in several capacities.

During law school, Ms. Shorrock worked for Judge Kimberley J. Mueller at the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, on cases involving the Clean Water Act, the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments, statutes of limitations, and judicial/quasi-judicial immunity. She also worked as a researcher and editor for a UC Davis law school professor on an article testing administrative law theories and was a summer associate for Remy Moose Manley, LLP. As a law student, Ms. Shorrock was awarded the Stauffer Charitable Trust Fellowship for her paper entitled Environmentally Responsible and Streamlined Development in California: The Promise of CEQA’s Class 32 Exemption and Witkin Awards for academic excellence in Environmental Law and Oceans & Coastal Law. Ms. Shorrock attended law school on full scholarship as an Anthony M. Kennedy Fellow.

Education

  • J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2019 (Water and Environmental Concentration)
  • B.A., Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1999

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California, No. 328414,
    Environmental Law Section
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • Federal Bar Association, Sacramento Chapter
  • California Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • California Association of Environmental Professionals