Misty Sanford on the Need for Diversity in the Environmental Movement

Munger, Tolles & Olson attorney Misty M. Sanford discussed efforts by environmental groups and environmental attorneys to include more people of color in the environmental movement at a conference on April 4, 2014.

The panel was part of a daylong conference - “Does the Environmental Movement Need More Color? Changing the Face of Environmentalism” –  and was held at UCLA School of Law. It included UC Irvine School of Law Professor Ann Southworth and Romel Pascual, director of partnerships at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Antonette Cordero, Deputy Attorney General of the Civil Rights Enforcement Section at the California Department of Justice, moderated the discussion. The event was presented by the State Bar of California Environmental Law Section and co-sponsored by UCLA Environmental Law Center.

Ms. Sanford practices real estate and land use law and represents institutional investors, developers, multi-national corporations, nonprofits, public entities and individual entrepreneurs in various transactions. She sits via mayoral appointment on the Los Angeles Board of Recreation and Parks.