Founded in 2002, M. R. Wolfe & Associates, P.C. (MRWA) is a law and consulting firm representing private, non-profit, and labor union clients in general law, land use, transportation, environmental, public agency, and legislative matters.  Combining law, public policy, economics, and land use planning tools, we work at the federal, state, and local levels to help clients develop and implement comprehensive strategies to facilitate quality, resource-efficient patterns of land use.

 
OUR STAFF

 

Mark R. Wolfe, J.D., M.C.P. mrw[at]mrwolfeassociates.com

 
Visiting Lecturer in Urban Studies & Public Policy, Stanford University. 2014-present.
Adjunct faculty, Department of City & Regional Planning, U.C Berkeley, 1999-2012
MEMBER State Bar of California
MEMBER American Planning Association
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1994
M.C.P., University of California, Berkeley, 1998
B.A., Stanford University, 1989
Mark Wolfe is a land use and environmental lawyer, and urban planner. He is a former staff attorney with the Natural Heritage Institute, a California non-profit environmental law and consulting firm. He previously served on the legal team representing the Republic of Hungary in an environmental dispute before the International Court of Justice in The Hague, and as a judicial extern law clerk for California Supreme Court Justice Joyce L. Kennard. He has taught urban economics at Stanford and U.C. Berkeley, and his articles have appeared in Urban Affairs Review, the Cornell Journal of Planning and Urban issues, and the California Real Property Journal. A regular contributor to KQED Public Radio's "Perspectives" series, he has also appeared as a commentator on "The News Hour With Jim Lehrer" on PBS. He lives in San Francisco.
 
John H. Farrow, J.D.
jfarrow[at]mrwolfeassociates.com
MEMBER State Bar of California
Researcher, Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Program, Stanford Law School
J.D., Stanford Law School, 2000
B.A., University of San Francisco, 1982
John Farrow is a land use and environmental lawyer with expertise in water resources law, CEQA, and special status species matters. He has experience in public agency and administrative matters before federal, state, and local agencies, and is the lead research analyst for Stanford Law School's Global Watershed Project. He lives in San Mateo.
 
Susan Tranié
stranie[at]mrwolfeassociates.com
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 1994
Susan Tranié comes to M.R. Wolfe & Associates with a background in political consulting, marketing, and communications. She works with the firm's clients on media outreach, strategic communications, and policy development. She lives in San Francisco.
 
Alexis Mackenzie
amackenzie[at]mrwolfeassociates.com  
B.A., Tufts University, 2003    
Alexis Mackenzie is the firm's legal assistant. She lives in San Francisco.
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