Craig A. Tristao

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Industry Law
Occupation Attorney
Location Fresno, California, United States
Introduction I am an attorney at Coleman & Horowitt, LLP Attorneys at Law. My practice is focused on agricultural law, land and natural resource regulation and development, environmental compliance, water law and litigation. I have represented clients in state court litigation and arbitration concerning custom farming agreements, breach of contractual obligations, construction defect, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), high speed rail, as well as in federal litigation involving the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) and note issuance and security agreements (NISAs). I have also drafted agreements for the formation various entities, purchase and sale agreements for agricultural commodities and commercial businesses, and lease agreements. Prior to entering the practice of law I was engaged in research regarding agricultural operations and air quality, and consulted on compliance with the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Clean Air Act (CAA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).
Interests Agricultural and environmental policy and law, California agriculture, economic development, land use and planning.