Daniel Turner

Associate

Land Use, Zoning, and Transactional Law

Mr. Turner’s practice focuses on land use, property, and transactional law in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. His experience encompasses a variety of matters related to planning and zoning law, including property-specific zoning analyses, assisting clients through the entitlement process, and helping projects obtain conditional use and variance approvals. Mr. Turner has also advised on recent legislative changes to accessory dwelling unit (ADU) law, rent control and tenant protection laws, as well as matters arising under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

EDUCATION

  • B.A., 2012, University of California, Davis.
  • J.D., 2020, University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

OTHER EXPERIENCE

While at UC Hastings, Mr. Turner served as a Senior Notes Editor for the Hastings Business Law Journal and spent a semester as a legal intern for the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office. During his studies, he excelled in a number of relevant courses including Land Use, Local Government Law, and Commercial Contract Drafting, the latter in which he received an award for the highest grade. He also authored two academic notes relating to property issues, including one that analyzed the potential effects of a then-proposed vacancy tax in San Francisco (now passed as Proposition D, 2020).

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, State Bar of California.
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco.

PUBLICATIONS