Tracy J. Egoscue
Tracy J. Egoscue is the founder of Egoscue Law Group. Her distinctive range of experiences as a former regulator, private sector employee and public interest attorney make her uniquely situated to understand and analyze complex environmental matters from a multitude of perspectives.
Current and past clients of Egoscue Law Group include:
- Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
- The Ratkovich Company
- Western Riverside County Agricultural Coalition
- Agricultural Pool of the Chino Basin Watermaster
- Vista Canyon Ranch
- City of Huntington Beach
- Newhall Land and Farming
- SA Recycling
- San Gabriel Valley Water Quality Authority
- Thomas Safran & Associates
- BlackRock Realty Advisors
- First Solar
- Foremost Communities, Inc.
- LA River Revitalization Corporation
- Pasatiempo Inn
- Water Replenishment District of Southern California
- West Basin Municipal Water District
Prior to forming Egoscue Law Group, Ms. Egoscue worked as Of Counsel in the Environmental practice group for the international law firm of Paul Hastings LLP.
Ms. Egoscue has served as the Executive Officer of the State of California Regional Water Quality Control Board - Los Angeles Region and as the Executive Director of the Santa Monica Baykeeper (now known as LA Waterkeeper). While at the Santa Monica Baykeeper, Ms. Egoscue achieved one of the largest Clean Water Act settlements in the history of the Clean Water Act against the City of Los Angeles for sewage spills. This landmark $5 billion-dollar settlement led to an ambitious 10-year sewer pipeline rehabilitation program, which led to an 80% reduction in raw sewage spills.
Ms. Egoscue has also practiced environmental litigation as a Deputy Attorney General for the California Department of Justice, where her work focused on the defense of various state agencies including the Department of Parks and Recreation; Department of Fish and Game; California Air Resources Board; Regional Water Quality Control Boards; and State Water Resources Control Board.
Ms. Egoscue’s litigation experience encompasses both civil and administrative law proceedings.
Throughout her career, Ms. Egoscue has been appointed to serve on numerous agencies and Boards including the California Climate Action Registry by Governor Davis, the Technical Advisory Committee for the California Office of Oil Spill Prevention and Response by the Speaker of the Assembly, and the Harbor Safety Committee for the Los Angeles and Long Beach Harbor Complex.
For two years, Tracy served as a distinguished visiting scholar at California State University at Long Beach, teaching environmental policy and law.
In 2014, Ms. Egoscue was appointed to serve on the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners by Mayor Garcia. Ms. Egoscue also serves on the Board of Directors of the California League of Conservation Voters, Mujeres de la Tierra, and the Bay Foundation.
Ms. Egoscue received her J.D. from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and her B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is a member of the State Bar of California and is also licensed to practice in Connecticut. Ms. Egoscue resides in Long Beach, California with her husband and two children.