David Nahai


H. David Nahai has an extensive record of success in both the private and public sectors, as a lawyer, CEO, government official, environmentalist, business owner and community leader.

Nahai is a partner in the law firm of Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith and is a co-chair of the Firm's national energy, environmental, water, and real estate prac....



  • October 6th, 2014 Moderator of the water and energy panels at the Los Angeles Cleantech Conference
    Location: Los Angeles
  • September 22nd, 2014 Speaker at the Low Carborn Earth Summit
    Location: Qingdao, China
  • September 17th, 2014 David Nahai is honored by Climate Resolve at its 2nd Annual L.A.’s Great Future Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception.
    Location: Los Angeles
  • June 17th, 2014 Speaker at Native Nations Conference (Speech entitled, “Implementing Renewable Energy Projects: Creating an Effective Timeline from Initial Concept to Ribbon Cutting”)
    Location: Anaheim, California
  • May 20th, 2014 Speaker at EUCI Conference regarding Renewable Energy Development on Tribal Lands
    Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • May 18th, 2014 David Nahai is honored by social justice organization, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.
    Location: Los Angeles
  • April 30th, 2014 Speaker at The Milken Institute’s Global Conference regarding The California-Israel Innovation Project
    Location: Los Angeles
  • April 25th, 2014 Moderator at Los Angeles Business Council’s 8th Annual Sustainability Summit
    Location: Los Angeles
  • April 18th, 2014 Speaker at 8th Annual Golden West College Peace Conference
    Location: Huntington Beach, California
  • March 21st, 2014 Speaker at SB 535 Workshop: Investment Justice and the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
    Location: University of California at Los Angeles


Special Announcements

**David Nahai travelled to Shanghai and Beijing in November 2014 as part of a formal delegation of the City of Los Angeles (led by Mayor Garcetti).

**On September 17, 2014, David Nahai was honored by Climate Resolve at the 2nd Annual L.A.'s Great Future Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception.

**On July 7, 2014, David Nahai published an article in the Jewish Journal entitled, "Israeli expertise, meet California's needs". The article can be found at the following link: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/israeli_expertise_meet_californias_needs

**On May 18, 2014, David Nahai was honored by social justice organization, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice.

**David Nahai spoke on March 8th at the 2014 California Democrats State Convention regarding the compatibility between business and economic growth and the protection of the environment.

** David Nahai has contributed a chapter to a book published by Thomson-Reuters entitled, Inside the Minds: Strategies for Green Real Estate Law. The published chapter is called "The Role and Regulation of Green Buildings in California and Los Angeles – A New Paradigm for Real Estate Lawyers and Professionals". The book is available for purchase at http://legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-products.


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