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Mitchell Mu-Shuel Tsai - Pasadena, CA

139 South Hudson AvenueSuite 200 Pasadena, CA 91101

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Updated: 10/02/2023

Pasadena Environmental Lawyer


Mitchell M. Tsai concentrates his practice on environmental and land use law. As the principal of Mitchell M. Tsai Law Firm, in Pasadena, California, Mr. Tsai represents individuals, businesses and organizations in Pasadena and throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Tsai has appeared before state and federal courts and participated in various administrative proceedings...

About Mitchell Mu-Shuel Tsai

Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


  • Chinese


Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Other Affiliations

  • Litigation Counsel of America (Associate Fellow, Order of Veritas)


  • Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, Oregon
    Honors: Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources law
    Law Review: Environmental Law Review, Managing Editor
  • University of Southern California, May, 2005
    Honors: Trojan Debate Squad, 4 year scholarship member for Policy Debate.
    Major: International Relations
    Minor: Gender Studies

Past Positions

  • The Law Office of Gideon Kracov, Associate
  • United States Department of Justice Environmental Enforcement Section, Santa Monica Baykeeper (now known as Los Angeles Waterkeeper), Law Clerk
  • Environment Now, Law Offices of Robert Ukeiley, Law Clerk
  • Rod Danielson Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee, Law Clerk
  • Air Quality Coordinator for the Northwest Environmental Defense Center

Pro Bono Activities

  • United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
  • California League of Conservation Voters
  • Taiwan Environmental Action Network
  • Fund for Public Interest Research

Classes and Seminars

  • Mitchell Tsai, “How To Stop Major Development Projects in California” New American Leaders Fellowship Meeting (Dec. 4, 2013).
  • Gideon Kracov, Shufan Sung, & Mitchell M. Tsai, “Can Citizen Suits Help China Battle Pollution” Los Angeles Daily Journal (Jan. 8, 2014).
  • Mitchell M. Tsai, “CEQA ‘Reform’ Begins To Take Hold” Los Angeles Daily Journal” (Aug. 25, 2014).
  • Mitchell M. Tsai, “Til The Well Runs Dry: Administrative Record Preparation Cost Recovery Under The California Environmental Quality Act” American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Energy and Natural Resources Litigation Committee Newsletter (Dec. 2014).
  • Mitchell M. Tsai, “Concerns about a CEQA Reform That Favors Multimodal Transportation” Los Angeles Lawyer” (Jan. 2015).
  • Mitchell M. Tsai, “The Ports of Los Angeles And Long Beach Backstop Rule: An Indirect Way For States To Make Polluters Live Up To Their Commitments” American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Air Quality Committee Newsletter (July 2015)
  • Southern California Leadership Network, 2013-2014 New American Leaders Fellow –Fellowship program providing leadership and communications training to develop leadership skills for first and second generation Americans.


Other Sources of Feedback About Mitchell Mu-Shuel Tsai

Included on the 2024 Southern California list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers list

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139 South Hudson AvenueSuite 200 Pasadena, CA 91101


  • 626-389-5414

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