An Attorney Well Versed in Environmental and Real Estate Law

About Mr. Keith Pritsker


Mr. Pritsker assists clients in achieving environmental and regulatory compliance with the government and the communities in which they function. As a lawyer, he served as a Deputy Chief Attorney of the city of Los Angeles for more than 30 years.

He is specialized in the fields of environmental, government, and real property law. In that capacity, he worked as a litigator for more than 24 years on several complex, high-visibility matters. He also served as legal counsel to the Department of Public Works, US Department of Transportation, and Department of Environmental Affairs.

Mr. Pritsker has been rated by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell as AV 5.0 for more than 20 years. This is the highest such rating that can be obtained and is achieved by less than 2% of practicing attorneys. In addition, during the last 3 years of his career within Los Angeles, he was rated as a Super Lawyer in Southern California, a distinction limited to 5% of lawyers in a given area.

Keith is a founding member of the Los Angeles County Bar Environmental Law Section. He chaired the section from 1989 to 1990 and continues to serve on its executive committee. Aside from that, he serves as a member of the State Bar of California Environmental Law Section.

Mr. Pritsker also practices real estate law in Los Angeles. He is also well versed in the field of governance, having practiced municipal law for over three decades. He is known for giving each of his clients a fair and accurate representation.

Educational Background

Southwestern University School of Law

Los Angeles, CA
J.D., June 1977
Participated in the S.C.A.L.E. Program

University of Southern California

M.A. in Economics, January 1978
Master’s Thesis: “Rethinking Economic Systems”

University of California

Santa Barbara, CA
B.A. With Honors in Political Science and Economics, June 1974
Regents' Scholarship, California State Scholarship, Dean’s List

Law-Related Publications

“Demolition Projects and Regulations Concerning Asbestos and Other Hazardous Materials,” With Thomas A. Kathe (City Attorney, Costa Mesa) for the League of California Cities, Municipal Attorneys' Seminar, February 1992

Pro Bono Representation

Examined Witnesses at Informational Hearing Regarding Groundwater Contamination in San Bernardino

Acted as Legal Counsel to State Senate Select Committee on Urban Economic Development (January 2003)



  • Southern California Super Lawyers | 2007, 2008, and 2009
  • America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals | 2003 and 2004
  • Who’s Who in America | 2000
  • Who’s Who in American Law | 1998
  • 5.0 AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell | 1996
  • Who’s Who in California | 1984
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges | 1977
  • Outstanding Young Men of America | 1977