Robert Hodil is an experienced land use entitlements and real estate development attorney. He represents commercial and residential developers, hospitals, sports teams, and nonprofit entities in the process of acquiring and obtaining approvals to develop real property, including a local city in its review of a recent development proposal.
Rob has experience with the California Environmental Quality Act, state and local planning and zoning laws and regulations, the California Subdivision Map Act, the California ballot initiative process, and other local, state, and federal laws affecting the development of real property.
Rob is a member of the California State Bar and the Bar Association of San Francisco.
Rob earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law and Policy. He earned his B.A. from Brown University.
Panelist, “CEQA: California Environmental Quality Act,” Lorman Education Services (Oakland, CA, June 2012)
Moderator, “CEQA: California Environmental Quality Act,” Lorman Education Services (Stockton, CA, February 2012 and San Francisco, CA, March 2012)
Panelist, “Legally Defensible Environmental Review Under CEQA,” Lorman Education Services (San Francisco and Oakland, CA, September 2008)
Panelist, “Legally Defensible Environmental Review Under CEQA,” Lorman Education Services (Stockton, CA, January 2008)
Author, “Zen and the Art of Zoning – Constitutional Challenges to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000,” California Land Use Law & Policy Reporter (March 2004)
Co-author, “Natural Resources” chapter of the California Environmental and Natural Resources Law Handbook (Government Institutes, 12th ed. 2004)