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July/August 2023

People on the Move

James R Arnold


  • Our 'People on the Move' column celebrates the achievements and milestones of Section members, highlighting their recent career moves and noteworthy accomplishments.
People on the Move

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Jill Yung has joined Calpine Corporation as managing counsel in the company’s western division in Walnut Creek, California. She formerly was a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, in the firm’s San Francisco, California, office. Yung has significant experience with siting and permitting utility-scale energy projects on public, private, and tribal lands. She has developed strategies for compliance with environmental review, land use, and resource protection laws. She has also litigated these matters in federal and state courts and in California PUC proceedings. Yung serves as an advisor to the executive committee of the Environmental Law Section of the California Lawyers Association. She is on the editorial board of Trends