Sudhir Burgaard

Contact Details



1055 W. 7th St. Suite 2400, Los Angeles, CA 90017




Sudhir’s practice focuses on environmental litigation and toxic torts. Sudhir represents municipal and private clients in cases involving contaminated property that arise under federal and state statutes and common law, and she provides regulatory and compliance counseling in environmental remediation cases. She has handled matters involving the Endangered Species Act, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, and the Health and Safety Code. Sudhir has experience working with local, state, and federal agencies on environmental, natural resources, and land use matters. Her areas of expertise include the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and the California Environmental Quality Act.

Sudhir also represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, property managers, and design professionals in a variety of matters, including mechanic’s liens and stop notice actions, and prevailing wage, construction defect, and professional liability claims. In addition, she represents property owners and managers, landlords, tenants, and business owners in premises liability cases.

Sudhir enjoys traveling and has driven through 19 states during two cross-country road trips. Her other pursuits include hiking, biking, and freestyling in the pool and in the kitchen.



Environmental Lawyer Extraordinaire

Law Firm

Morris Polich & Prudy LLP

Area of Practice

Construction, Environmental Law, Homeowner/Landlord Liability


California, 2009; District of Columbia, 2011

Professional Affiliations

Chair, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association (2013-2014); Vice Chair, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association (2010-2013); Editorial Board, Natural Resources & Environment Magazine, Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources, American Bar Association; Member, Environment, Energy, and Resources Section, 2012-2013 Leadership; Development Program, American Bar Association; Los Angeles County Bar Association, Environmental Law and Litigation Sections; California State Bar Association, Environmental Law Section; Applicant Interviewer for the Princeton Alumni Schools Committee


LL.M., The George Washington University Law School, 2012, Environmental Law; J.D., Southwestern University School of Law, 2008, cum laude; B.A., Princeton University, cum laude


Los Angeles