Deborah Brundy

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Deborah Brundy is an attorney in Holland & Knight's San Francisco office and a member of the firm's West Coast Land Use and Environmental Group. Ms. Brundy focuses on land use, housing and environmental law, including climate change and wildfire regulation. Her experience includes California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance and litigation, development project due diligence, entitlement applications, project appeals and other land use matters.

Before joining Holland & Knight as an attorney, Ms. Brundy was a law clerk and summer associate in the firm's West Coast Land Use and Environmental Group, where she worked on administrative appeals and litigation. While in law school, Ms. Brundy served as a law clerk for the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney in the Labor Relations Division, and as a research assistant to Criminal Law Professor Aaron Rappaport.

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Brundy worked in media sales and marketing, developing multiplatform integrated campaigns and strategic partnerships for media companies, startups and Fortune 500 companies. She also taught English as a Second Language (ESL) in New York and San Francisco.


  • University of California College of the Law, San Francisco, J.D., cum laude
  • Oberlin College, B.A., Studio Art
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
  • Hastings Law Journal, Executive Development Editor, 2019-2020
Honors & Awards
  • Honor Society, University of California Hastings College of the Law, 2018-2020
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Law & Policy – Administrative State, 2019
  • Distinguished Student Scholarship, University of California Hastings College of the Law, 2018


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