California Regulatory Law & Business Litigation

Goodin, MacBride, Squeri & Day is a mid-size firm with two primary practice areas: public utility regulation and business litigation. Our lawyers are recognized as being among the most expert practitioners in California.

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Regulatory Law

We represent clients before the California regulatory agencies that regulate:
  • Electric & Natural Gas Utilities
  • Telecommunications Providers
  • Water Utilities
  • Transportation Companies & more
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Business Litigation

Goodin MacBride handles business litigation from inception through trial and appeal for a wide range of industries, including:
  • Accounting & Auditing
  • Banking & Investment
  • Computer Software & Hardware
  • Medical Device Technology & more
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Appellate Review of PUC Decisions

San Pablo Bay Pipeline (“SPBP II”)

243 Cal. App. 4th 295 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 1150 (December 23, 2015)

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company

237 Cal. App. 4th, 812 (June 16, 2015); 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 512

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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (“Clean Energy”)

227 Cal. App. 4th 641, 2014 Cal. App. LEXIS 578 (May 29, 2014)

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Southern California Edison

227 Cal App. 4th 172; 2014 Cal App LEXIS 541 (May 28, 2014), modified and certified for publication on June 18, 2014.)

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San Pablo Bay Pipeline (“SPBP”)

221 Cal. App. 4th 1436; 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS (December 11, 2013)

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BNSF Railway

218 Cal. App.4th 778; 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 617 (August 5, 2013)

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SFPP

217 Cal. App. 4th 784, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 522 (June 13, 2013)

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Douglas Ames

197 Cal. App. 4th 1411; 2011 Cal. App. LEXIS 1019 (July 6, 2011)

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Ponderosa Telephone Company

197 Cal. App. 4th 48; 2011 Cal. App. LEXIS 869 (July 5, 2011)

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Utility Consumers’ Action Network

187 Cal. App. 4th 668; 2010 Cal. App. LEXIS 1443 (August 17, 2010)

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The Utility Reform Network

166 Cal. App. 4th 522, 2008 Cal. PUC LEXIS 1376 (August 29, 2008)

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Southern California Edison

140 Cal. App. 4th 1085, 2006 Cal. PUC LEXIS 948 (June 26, 2006)

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Pacific Bell Wireless (“Cingular”)

140 Cal. App. 4th 718, 2006 Cal. App. LEXIS 905 (June 20, 2006)

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Southern California Edison

128 Cal. App. 4th 1, 2005 Cal. PUC LEXIS 520 (April 4, 2005)

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Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority

124 Cal. App. 4th 346, 2004 Cal. PUC LEXIS 1973 (November 22, 2004)

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Southern California Edison (CEERT)

121 Cal. App. 4th 1303, 2004 Cal. PUC LEXIS 1449 (August 31, 2004)

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Utility Consumers’ Action Network

120 Cal. App. 4th 644 (July 12, 2004), 2004 Cal. App. LEXIS 1102

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City of St. Helena

119 Cal. App. 4th 793 (June 21, 2004), 14 Cal. Rptr. 3d 713, 2004 Cal. App. LEXIS 970

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PG&E Corporation

118 Cal. App. 4th 1174 (May 21, 2004), 13 Cal. Rptr. 3d 630, 2004 Cal. App. LEXIS 785

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Southern California Edison

117 Cal. App. 4th 1039 (2004), 12 Cal. Rptr. 3d 441, 2004 Cal. App. LEXIS 568

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Hillsboro Properties

108 Cal. App. 4th 246 (2003), 133 Cal. Rptr. 2d 343, 2003 Cal. App. LEXIS 632

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Greenlining Institute

103 Cal. App. 4th 1324 (2002), 127 Cal. Rptr. 2d 736, 2002 Cal. App. LEXIS 5066

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Southern California Edison

101 Cal. App. 4th 982 (2002), 125 Cal. Rptr. 2d 211, 2002 Cal. App. LEXIS 4594

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Southern California Edison (Caithness Energy)

101 Cal. App. 4th 384, 124 Cal. Rptr. 2d 281 (2002), 2002 Cal. App. LEXIS 4520

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City of Vernon

88 Cal. App. 4th 672 (2001), 106 Cal. Rptr. 2d 145

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Southern California Edison

85 Cal. App. 4th 1086 (2000), 102 Cal. Rptr. 2d 684

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Pacific Gas & Electric

85 Cal. App. 4th 86 (2000), 102 Cal. Rptr. 2d 20.

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Pacific Bell

79 Cal. App. 4th 269 (2000), 93 Cal. Rptr. 2d 910

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North Shuttle

67 Cal. App. 4th 386 (1998), 79 Cal. Rptr. 2d 46

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Camp Meeker Water System

51 Cal. 3d 845 (1990), 799 P.2d 758

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Napa Valley Wine Train

50 Cal. 3d 370 (1990), 787 P.2d 976

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County of Inyo

26 Cal. 3d 154 (1980), 604 P.2d 566

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Marvin Goldin

23 Cal. 3d 638 (1979), 592 P.2d 289

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Southern California Edison

20 Cal. 3d 813 (1978), 576 P.2d 94515 Cal. 3d 680 (1975), 542 P. 2d 1371

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City of Los Angeles

15 Cal. 3d 680 (1975), 542 P.2d 1371

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Phonetele, Inc.

11 Cal. 3d 125 (1974), 520 P.2d 400

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Henry Wood

4 Cal. 3d 288 (1971), 481 P.2d 823

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Greyhound Lines, Inc.

68 Cal. 2d 406 (1968), 438 P.2d 801

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Southern Pacific Company

68 Cal. 2d 243 (1968), 436 P.2d 889

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Greyhound Lines, Inc.

65 Cal. 2d 811 (1967), 423 P.2d 556

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Edward J. Sokol

65 Cal. 2d 247 (1966), 418 P.2d 265

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River Lines, Inc.

62 Cal. 2d 244 (1965), 398 P.2d 144

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Associated Freight Lines

59 Cal. 2d 583 (1963), 381 P.2d 202

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Walter J. Hempy

56 Cal. 2d 214 (1961) 363 P.2d 476

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Babe Talsky

56 Cal. 2d 151 (1961), 363 P.2d 341

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Dyke Water Co.

56 Cal. 2d 105 (1961), 363 P.2d 326

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Hayden W. Church

51 Cal. 2d 399 (1958), 333 P.2d 321

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Glen D. Nolan

41 Cal. 2d 392 (1953), 260 P.2d 790

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Walter Alves

41 Cal. 2d 344 (1953), 260 P.2d 785

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Southern Pacific Company

41 Cal. 2d 354 (1953), 260 P.2d 70

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Daniel H. Souza

37 Cal. 2d 539 (1951), 233 P.2d 537

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Gordon A. Samuelson

36 Cal. 2d 722 (1951), 277 P.2d 256

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Riverside Cement Company

35 Cal. 2d 328 (1950), 217 P.2d 403

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