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Peter Weiner, Partner, Paul Hastings, LLP Peter Weiner has been with the law firm of Paul Hastings for 20 years. He represents a variety of businesses, municipalities, and community groups, focusing on renewable energy and brownfields development. Peter grew up in Los Angeles (Fairfax High) and from an early age was a hiker and bicyclist. He started backpacking seriously at 14 and still does so with his grandchildren. A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Peter clerked for the California Supreme Court and then worked for California Rural Legal Assistance, the State of California (Special Assistant to Governor Brown for Toxic Substances Control). In the past 20 years, he has been active on nonprofit boards, such as the Coalition for Clean Air and the California State Parks Foundation. Peter lives in Berkeley with his wife, Sylvia Quast, and has three children and five grandchildren, all of whom also live in Berkeley. “I see the Tejon Ranch Conservancy and its mission as being at the top of conservation opportunities and projects in California,” he says, “with 240,000 acres of unimaginable variety and beauty.”