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....



  • May 26th, 2015 Speaker at Los Angeles Regional Collaborative for Climate Action and Sustainability 3rd Month Forum
    Location: Los Angeles
  • April 30th, 2015 Moderator at Navigating the American Carbon World conference
    Location: Los Angeles
  • April 24th, 2015 Speaker at Los Angeles Business Council 2015 Sustainability Conference
    Location: Los Angeles
  • March 20th, 2015 Panelist on California Senate Select Committee on Climate Change and AB 32 Implementation
    Location: Las Virgenes Municipal Water District
  • March 13th, 2015 Featured Speaker at Leadership Southern California 2015 Seminar
    Location: Los Angeles
  • March 12th, 2015 Featured Speaker at the USC Gould School of Law 2015 Real Estate Law and Business Forum
    Location: University of Southern California
  • March 4th, 2015 Featured Speaker at the 2015 EOH Technical Symposium on “Drinking Water Policy in California: Environmental & Occupational Health Aspects”
    Location: University of California at Northridge
  • 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


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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