Mintz is pleased to announce that Member Jon Welner has been selected as a 2021 Northern California Super Lawyer. Notably, this is the fifth consecutive year that Mr. Welner has been included on the prestigious list, which includes the top five percent of the lawyers practicing in Northern California.
Mr. Welner is a leading environmental and land use lawyer at Mintz with over 25 years of experience and is Co-lead of the firm’s California Land Use Group. He handles regulatory matters for clients in virtually every area of environmental law, including air, water, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, consumer products, traditional and renewable energy, and natural resources. In his land use practice, Mr. Welner assists clients in the review process to obtain and defend entitlements for development. He has significant experience with coastal development and the permitting of industrial and energy facilities. In addition, he has experience on development-related labor issues, including prevailing wage law and project labor agreements.
In addition to being recognized by Super Lawyers, Mr. Welner has been recognized with the “AV Preeminent” peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been included in The Best Lawyers in America for Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Natural Resources Law, and Real Estate Law since 2016.
Super Lawyers annually selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement through a rigorous process that includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.