Professional Biography

Michelle W. Chan Associate

  • San Francisco

    D +1.415.344.7019

    F +1.415.344.7050

    San Francisco

    505 Howard Street, Suite 1000

    San Francisco, CA




Michelle Chan represents clients on environmental, land use and real property matters. She has particular experience with CEQA, including advising on compliance efforts, preparing initial studies, negative declarations and environmental impact reports for development projects as well as dealing with land use issues and challenges to environmental review documents. Additionally, Michelle counsels on California Coastal Act compliance, local zoning ordinances and real property permitting and entitlement requirements.

Michelle’s real estate transaction experience includes developing purchase and sale agreements, development agreements and joint use and occupancy agreements. She advises clients on public law matters, including compliance with the Brown Act, conflict of interest issues and competitive bidding requirements for public work projects.

Related Employment

  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Neil Bason, United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2012
  • Judicial Extern to The Honorable Ramona G. See, Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles, CA, 2011 - 2012


Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • Bowdoin College, B.A., Government, 2006