Dustin C. Cooper has been a partner with the firm since 2011. His practice focuses on providing general counsel to irrigation, water and power agencies throughout California and in all matters affecting surface water and groundwater rights. Mr. Cooper regularly counsels clients on transparency laws (Brown Act and Public Records Act), Proposition 218 compliance, the California Environmental Quality Act and the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Mr. Cooper is recognized as a leading expert in the field of water transfers, typically representing sellers in Northern California. Mr. Cooper is a long-standing member of the Association of California Water Agency’s State Legislative Committee, helping craft and shape laws and regulations affecting public agencies and water suppliers throughout California.