Water in California
Apr 02, 2019 12:00 PM
Robert Maddow, former chief counsel for EBMUD
Water in California

Robert B. Maddow served as General Counsel for East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland, California, for nine years, and was an attorney for EBMUD for 12 years prior. He has extensive experience in all phases of the legal work necessary to establish, govern, operate, and maintain a publicly owned water utility to supply municipal and industrial water. Mr. Maddow has also worked on a wide variety of water supply issues related to surface water, groundwater, and recycled water used for irrigation, for both public and private clients. His areas of concentration have included water rights, water supply and quality, wastewater and recycled water, capital improvements programs and projects, real property acquisition and ownership, governmental organization and operation, environmental law, public finance, rates and charges, and customer services regulations.

Mr. Maddow is a member of the Advisory Board of the "California Water Law and Policy Reporter", which has published several of his articles, and has co-chaired its annual Water Law and Policy Conference. He has lectured for sections of the Alameda and San Francisco Bar Associations, made presentations or served as moderator at numerous continuing legal education programs, and has been a guest lecturer on water law matters at the University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law.

Mr. Maddow received his B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University in 1964, and his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1967.