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….



  • April 25th, 2014 Moderator at Los Angeles Business Council’s 8th Annual Sustainability Summit
    Location: Los Angeles
  • March 21st, 2014 Speaker at SB 535 Workshop: Investment Justice and the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
    Location: University of California at Los Angeles
  • March 8th, 2014 Speaker at 2014 California Democrats State Convention
    Location: Los Angeles
  • March 5th, 2014 Speaker at the Iranian American Society of Engineers and Architects
    Location: Irvine, California
  • February 26th, 2014 Panelist in discussion following screening of the film “Last Call at the Oasis”
    Location: Santa Monica, California
  • February 21st, 2014 Panelist at Urban Water Institute Spring Conference
    Location: Palm Springs, California
  • February 20th, 2014 Panelist at event entitled, “Creative Solutions to Addressing Climate Change in Los Angeles”
    Location: Los Angeles
  • February 6th, 2014 Panel Moderator at conference entitled, “Solar Energy in Inland Southern California: The Future is Now”
    Location: Los Angeles
  • January 17th, 2014 Speaker at US – China Clean Tech Center Partnership Meeting
    Location: University of California at Los Angeles
  • January 16th, 2014 Panelist at conference entitled, “The Salton Sea: Engaging in the Private Sector in a Healthy Future”
    Location: La Quinta, California


Special Announcements

**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 travelled to Washington D.C. in November 2013 to speak at the Water and Wastewater Policy Forum on Capitol Hill.

** David Nahai, together with Senator Fran Pavley and Former Congressman Mel Levine, was honored by the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation at its 25th Anniversary Celebration in October 2013.

** David Nahai travelled to Xian, China in September 2013 to speak at the Low Carbon Earth Summit.

** 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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Los Angeles, California 90067

Telephone: (310) 201-6800
Fax: (310) 201-6802
mail: dn@davidnahai.com