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William W. Abbott
Of Counsel

William W. Abbott is Of Counsel in Abbott & Kindermann, Inc., a Sacramento-based law firm focusing on land use issues.  Mr. Abbott’s clients include public agencies, private developers, and property owners concerned with real estate development throughout California.  A long time instructor in land use law, Mr. Abbott also serves as an expert witness on California land use proceedings in state and federal court.

Diane G. Kindermann Henderson is a shareholder in Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. Ms. Kindermann represents numerous private and public agency clients, development, agricultural, industrial, mining and other landowner interests in matters concerning environmental, land use, planning and zoning laws, CEQA, Federal and State Endangered Species Acts, wetlands, water rights and water quality, mineral rights, timber and forestry resources, NEPA and hazardous waste matters, including CERCLA.

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Glen C. Hansen

Glen C. Hansen is Senior Counsel at Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.  Mr. Hansen litigates disputes involving land use, real estate, constitutional takings, local government law and commercial transactions.  Mr. Hansen also advises clients on matters involving real property disputes, business law, environmental law and local government matters. He often speaks at conferences and seminars on these issues.

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J. Gage Marchini

Gage Marchini is a Senior Associate with Abbott & Kindermann, Inc., since 2023. He represents local governments, public agencies, businesses, and individuals in the areas of land use, environmental, and real estate law, with a current emphasis on CEQA, planning and zoning law, Clean Water Act and SMARA. Mr. Marchini’s practice includes legal counseling, transactional representation, environmental compliance counseling, and litigation representation. He litigates matters involving CEQA, state and federal contamination and hazardous materials laws, and numerous real property and tort claims.