Ellison Folk

Ellison Folk is a partner with Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, a law firm that specializes in land use and environmental law. Ellison represents community groups, public agencies, and environmental organizations on a wide range of environmental and land use issues, including strategies for building decarbonization, CEQA, the California Coastal Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and general plan and zoning law. Ellison represented the City of
Oxnard before the California Public Utilities Commission and the California Energy Commission its successful effort to oppose the location of a natural gas fired power plant on the beach in Oxnard. She has also developed successful legal strategies for phasing out natural gas infrastructure in new and existing development. Ellison graduated from Princeton University and received her JD and Masters in City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley.