Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
John E. Ponder is a partner in the Real Estate, Land Use and Environmental Practice Group in the firm's San Diego office.
John specializes in the representation of clients involved in real estate development. His practice focuses on advising and representing major residential, industrial, commercial, Native American Indian tribes, and renewable energy developers through all phases of the land use regulatory process and environmental compliance. His land use experience includes real estate due diligence investigations, negotiating and drafting development agreements, processing land use entitlements, advising tribal governments on environmental and natural resources law, and appearing before governmental agencies and commissions.