Andrew Schwartz is a partner in Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger LLP, an environmental and land use law firm in San Francisco. Mr. Schwartz joined the firm in 2005 after 22 years in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, where he was head of land use and environmental litigation. His practice areas are land use and environmental litigation, regulatory takings, eminent domain, real estate and land use transactions, affordable housing, and redevelopment. Mr. Schwartz has tried numerous cases for cities and other public agencies in state and federal trial courts. He has argued more than 40 appeals in the state and federal courts and was the lead attorney in more than 20 cases that have resulted in published decisions in the United States Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and the lower appellate courts. Mr. Schwartz is a Lecturer at Stanford Law School where he teaches Land Use Law.