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Brandon A. Kline

Brandon A. Kline is an accomplished attorney and business executive with extensive experience in environmental, natural resources, and energy law. With a strong track record of success in both the public and private sectors, Brandon has established himself as a leader in the legal and real estate industries.

Brandon holds a J.D./LL.M. degree in Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law from Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government/Economics (with honors) from California State University. As a first-generation college student, Brandon's commitment to education and excellence is evident throughout his career.

With his legal expertise, Brandon has held key positions in notable organizations. He currently serves as the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of Calson Management LLC, where he provides in-house legal support for commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, development, and operation of projects worth over $350 million. He has successfully implemented profit-sharing programs, developed private equity funds, and contributed to the growth and success of the company.

Prior to his role at Calson Management LLC, Brandon served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General, State of California. In this capacity, he represented large public entities in complex civil litigation and handled compliance with administrative procedures. He has extensive experience in California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) matters, providing legal advice and drafting legislative proposals. Brandon's dedication to public service and his legal acumen have made him a respected figure in the field.

Throughout his career, Brandon has been actively involved in academia and research. He has served as an Associate Director for Environmental Programs at San Francisco State University, where he provided legal support for capital planning and construction projects. He has also engaged in research projects at prestigious institutions such as Harvard Law School and Lewis & Clark Law School, focusing on environmental policy, securities regulation, and climate change adaptation.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Brandon is deeply committed to community service and leadership. He serves on the Alumni Board of Directors at Lewis & Clark Law School and is actively involved in various organizations, including the Saint Francis Foundation and the Federal Bar Association. Brandon's dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion is evident through his involvement in committees and boards focused on these important issues.

With his strong legal background, business acumen, and commitment to excellence, Brandon A. Kline brings a unique perspective and valuable expertise to the organizations he leads. His passion for environmental sustainability, his ability to navigate complex legal matters, and his strategic vision make him an exceptional CEO and an influential leader in the industry.