Sunny Tsou focuses his practice in the areas of land use, environmental, energy, and natural resources law, assisting developers in obtaining land use entitlements and environmental compliance for residential, commercial, and renewable energy projects. Some of the projects that Sunny has worked on include large mixed use redevelopment projects, an off-shore wind energy project and solar power projects. While attending the UCLA School of Law, Sunny received a grant from the Sustainable L.A. Grand Challenge to research the viability of energy storage systems in Los Angeles to help the city reach 100% renewable energy by 2050. His focus during this project was on the legal and policy issues regarding the installation of home batteries and their interaction with the energy market and infrastructure.
Sunny also served as a research assistant at the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, collecting data on the California Public Utility Commission’s energy efficiency and renewable energy policies. Additionally, he interned at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the Office of the General Counsel, where he researched and analyzed issues in administrative law, contracts, torts, environmental law and real estate.