Ryan S. Bezerra

Phone: (916) 446-4254

Ryan S. Bezerra

Ryan Bezerra

Ryan Bezerra has been a partner with the firm since 2002. His practice focuses on water right and water quality issues, including litigation of related disputes, advising clients concerning related issues such as groundwater rights and the Endangered Species Act and preparing water-supply assessments. Mr. Bezerra also is general counsel for a community services district. He is a co-instructor of the University of California, Davis Extension class Conjunctive Use of Groundwater and Surface Water and has spoken at multiple conferences concerning groundwater rights and water-supply assessments. Mr. Bezerra has been the editor of the water quality section of the League of California Cities’ California Municipal Law Handbook and has published several articles, including Submerged in the Yuba River: The State Water Resources Control Board’s Prioritization of the Governor’s Commission’s Proposals, 36 McGeorge L. Rev. 331 (2005). He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis in 1992 and his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law in 1995. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Order of the Coif.