Kevin P. Sullivan joined Gatzke Dillon & Ballance LLP as a partner in 2017. Kevin’s practice experience has primarily focused on land use and environmental permitting and litigation, public agency and municipal law, and regulatory compliance. Kevin has represented developers, land owners, and public agencies on land use and environmental permitting and litigation matters. Kevin also has represented clients on a variety of telecommunications, airport, residential, commercial, industrial, and mixed-use projects throughout San Diego County and elsewhere in California. His work experience includes representation of development interests in due diligence, permit processing, advocacy with agency staff and before agency decision makers, CEQA, Planning and Zoning Law, Subdivision Map Act, and Coastal Commission Act matters, and in all forms of challenges to project entitlements and approvals.
Kevin is the Assistant General Counsel for the Ontario International Airport, and has been a (contract) Deputy and then Assistant City Attorney of the City of San Marcos. He also has acted as outside counsel to the San Diego International Airport, City of San Jose, City of San Diego, San Diego Centre City Development Corporation, County of Imperial, City of Chula Vista, City of Indio, and City of El Centro, among other public agencies, on municipal law, land use, and environmental law matters.
Kevin’s public agency experience has included Brown Act, public meeting protocols, public records requests, conflicts of interest and financial interests, public property acquisition and disposition, prevailing wage, and other matters.
Kevin served for many years on the Board of Trustees of the California State University San Marcos Foundation, including three years as Chair. He also was a member of the Board of Directors of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce for many years.