Global Conference 2014
President, David Nahai Consulting Services, LLC; Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
David Nahai is president of David Nahai Consulting Services, LLC, and a partner in Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP. His consulting firm advises clients in the renewable energy, energy efficiency and water sectors. At Lewis Brisbois, he is co-chair of the real estate, energy and water practice areas. Nahai also advises Israeli companies on market strategies in the United States. He is a former general manager and commission president of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, where he led an overall transformation, including the origination and execution of a groundbreaking water supply plan and historic reductions in water consumption. Nahai is a former chairman of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and credited with spearheading some of its most aggressive programs, particularly in coastal protection. He has served as senior advisor to the Clinton Climate Initiative. Nahai holds graduate and postgraduate degrees in law from the London School of Economics and the University of California, Berkeley.