Richard Lopatto joined the office in 2020 as Senior Principal Counsel supporting LBNL’s capital improvement projects and advising on contracting and regulatory issues. He also provides general legal counsel to the Lab’s various divisions. Mr. Lopatto previously served as in-house counsel to the Oakland Housing Authority, one of the largest Public Housing Agencies in the country. In addition, he has several years of civil litigation experience working in private practice, where he primarily focused on construction matters.
University of California, Berkeley, J.D.
University of California, Berkeley, B.A.