Inga Lintvedt is special counsel in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group on the firm's San Diego office.

Areas of Practice

Inga’s practice focuses on land use planning and entitlement in California. She advises clients at every step in the process to comply with environmental laws, develop entitlement strategy, negotiate with government agencies, secure project approvals, and comply with project conditions. She specializes in the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Subdivision Map Act, California Coastal Act, Mitigation Fee Act, Endangered Species Act, Multiple Species Conservation Programs (MSCP), and climate change regulations.

Before joining Sheppard Mullin, Inga spent 15 years serving local government in city attorney and county counsel positions. She has extensive experience with the Brown Act, Public Records Act, Elections Code, and the challenges facing public entities.

Inga is a registered lobbyist with the City of San Diego, the County of San Diego, and the San Diego Port Authority.


J.D., University of California, Hastings, 2004, Environmental Law Journal

B.A., Willamette University, 2001, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


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