Defense Against Regulatory Prosecution

Defense Against Regulatory Prosecution

18/05/2024 04:35 AM


Individuals and businesses are heavily regulated and often face lawsuits filed by government agencies. Millstein & Associates P.C. specializes in defense of litigation by government agencies. Our team is adept at handling complicated and high-stakes matters with finesse and delivering favorable results for clients.


City and County of San Francisco vs. Academy of Art

David Millstein and Gerald Richelson settled a decade-long dispute and litigation on behalf of the Academy of Art, concerning 48 properties, resulting in re-zoning and a Development Agreement.

Completed the negotiation and settlement of a decade-long dispute between the City and County of San Francisco and The Academy of Art University relating the permitted uses of the Academy’s properties throughout the City.  The Settlement resulted in a Development Agreement, numerous conditional use authorizations, a master permit to alter, and numerous municipal code amendments to legalize the project.  The settlement and Development Agreement required and received approval by the San Francisco Planning Department, City Attorney, Historic Preservation Commission, Planning Commission, Board of Supervisors, and Mayor. 

City and County of San Francisco v. Jimmy Jen

Defense of building contractor in code enforcement case, resulting in defense verdict.

Successfully defended a building contractor at trial against a $1 million+ code enforcement action brought by the San Francisco City Attorney, resulting in dismissal.