Originally from San Jose, California, Todd Espinosa is an attorney who has practiced law in the Bay Area since 2000. He represented tenants as a staff attorney with the National Housing Law Project in Oakland. He has also represented consumers and investors in class action litigation at a private law firm in San Francisco.
Todd is experienced in consumer protection law, tenants’ rights, mortgage and foreclosure law, vacation timeshare law, fair housing law and class action litigation.
Todd received his law degree from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from Harvard College. He also holds a master’s degree from the U.C. Berkeley Department of City and Regional Planning where he focused on housing and community development.
Limiting Evasive Discovery: A Proposal for Three Cost-Saving Amendments to the Federal Rules, 87 DENV. U. L. REV. 213, 473 (2010) (co-author with Daniel Girard)
A Tale of Two Fair Housing Disparate Impact Cases, 15 A.B.A. J. AFFORDABLE HOUSING & COMMUN. DEV. L. 257-275 (2006) (co-author with Ann B. Lever)
False HOPE: A Critical Assessment of the HOPE VI Public Housing Redevelopment Program (2002) (lead author)