Michael J. Alti

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Michael J. Alti



Practice areas:

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Formation
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • Zoning
  • Environmental Law
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Water Law
  • Contracts


Professional development:


Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics and Minor in German, University of California, Los Angeles



Juris Doctor, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles


Civic Experience

  • Member of the Newport Beach Bicycle Safety Committee (since March 2012)
  • Environmental Expertise Member of the Newport Beach Environmental Quality Advisory Committee (September 2008 to March 2012)



  • Co-Author, "Cleaning Up Greenwashing: The Regulation of Environmental Marketing Claims," Orange County Lawyer, August 2012
  • Co-Author, "Residential Recovery Homes and Their Local Impacts," City of Newport Beach Residential Recovery Facilities Conference, March 2, 2007
  • Contributing author to California Water Law & Policy Reporter, July 2004 to April 2006
  • Contributing author to California Land Use & Policy Reporter, July 2004 to November 2005
  • Co-author, "Water and the 2003 California Legislature," California Water Law & Policy, January 2004

Speaking Engagements:

  • Guest Speaker on California Water Supply, Water Law Course at Chapman University Law School, August 25, 2008
  • Speaker, The Relationship Between Water Supply and Land Use Planning, Western Water Law Super Conference, Las Vegas, September 18, 2007