Public Lands and Natural Resources Coordinator, Nevada Association Of Counties
Managing Advisor, California Water Law Journal
Area of Practice: Water Resources Law
Year Graduated: 2013
Undergraduate: Emory University
Major: Bachelors in Business Administration
Tori Sundheim earned a Bachelors in Business Administration from Emory University before attending McGeorge School of Law, receiving her J.D. in 2013. After becoming a member of the California bar, she enrolled as an L.L.M in Water Resources while working in the field. Very active as a student, she held leadership roles in a number of student organizations at McGeorge, including the Public Legal Services Society and the McGeorge Jewish Law Students Association. In 2010, she co-founded and was President of the Water Law Society, and in 2013, she founded the Water Law Journal and co-chaired the California Water Law Symposium.
Ms. Sundheim has professional experience with water law, natural resources, tribal law, and land use planning issues. Since 2010, she worked for the Delta Stewardship Council to help develop the Delta Plan, and also with the Law Office of Margaret J. Vick representing tribes in the protection of their natural and water resources. She later worked as a Legal Fellow with the Water and Power Law Group, PC, providing legal services to enhance the sustainability of our water and power supplies.