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David C. Levy, David C.

David C. Levy

Baird Holm LLP
Omaha, NE
(402) 636-8310

Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental & Energy
  • Government Relations
  • Land Use/Zoning
  • Public Finance and Incentives
  • Real Estate


  • University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1999
  • University of California, Berkeley, Masters degree in City and Regional Planning, 1996
  • University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies, 1991

Professional Experience

David Levy represents clients in zoning, land use, energy, environmental and general real estate matters, in transactional, administrative, legislative and judicial proceedings.  Mr. Levy has spoken extensively on land use and renewable energy matters, and has served as an Adjunct Professor in Land Use Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in California, Iowa and Nebraska, and has earned the American Institute of Certified Planners designation, the City Planning profession’s highest level of certification.  Mr. Levy represents developers of wind energy generation projects In Nebraska with nearly 250 megawatts operating, under construction or subject to power purchase agreements, and another 3,000 megawatts in development.

Mr. Levy is a registered lobbyist in the State of Nebraska.  In June, 2009, the Nebraska legislature appointed Mr. Levy to its wind energy technical working group.  In early 2010, Mr. Levy successfully represented wind development interests in the drafting and negotiation of LB 1048, Nebraska’s “omnibus” wind export bill, which the Nebraska Legislature unanimously passed during its 2010 session.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Levy practiced land use and environmental law with a firm in San Francisco. Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Levy worked for seven years as a City Planner for the City and County of San Francisco. Mr. Levy is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska.

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