Sedina L. Banks

Counsel
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Biography

Sedina Banks is a Counsel in Greenberg Glusker’s Environmental Group. She has specialized in environmental compliance and litigation for 15 years. She counsels and represents a broad array of clients including property owners, municipalities and companies in a wide range of environmental matters related to contaminated properties, CEQA, water quality and air quality issues and real estate transactional support.

Sedina has represented clients in investigation, enforcement and remedial matters involving the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the California Regional Water Quality Control Boards and California air districts, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control and the California UST Fund.

She has successfully negotiated settlements on behalf of her clients for greatly reduced penalties in matters involving water quality and air quality violations, including the successful dismissal of an environmental criminal action. Sedina has also litigated in federal and state courts at all stages, including obtaining favorable verdicts for her clients in two federal jury trials.

She has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for Southern California in Environmental Litigation (2009 – 2017).

Professional Affiliations

Awards

  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2009-2018

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California, Davis School of Law  (J.D., 2003)
  • Claremont McKenna College  (B.A., cum laude, 2000)