Ruth Stoner Muzzin

Ruth Stoner Muzzin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Energy & Natural Resources Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Friedman & Springwater LLP
 | 350 Sansome Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-834-3800
Fax: 415-834-1044
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Energy & Natural Resources (80%),
  • Utilities (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Ruth Stoner Muzzin is a litigator with a practice focused in the energy, water, transportation and telecommunications industries and related environmental issues. She is experienced in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and has represented public agencies and public utilities in state and federal courts and before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).

About Ruth Muzzin

Admitted: 2011, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section Member, American Bar Association, Litigation Section Member, American Bar Association, International Section Member, 2018
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Conference of California Public Utility Counsel., 2018


  • Represented a public water district before the California Court of Appeal and the California Supreme Court in defending against a challenge to environmental review for its participation in a major water supply project approved by the California Public Utilities Commission, involving discretionary writ proceedings., 2018
  • Represented 19 defendants, including a corporation's sole shareholder and president in a state administrative proceeding against the corporation, defending against allegations of alter ego., 2016
  • Represented a public water district in multiple complex proceedings before the CPUC concerning a regulated public utility's successive proposals for a critically-needed water supply project, including several weeks of evidentiary hearings and extensive briefing on preliminary issues of preemption and jurisdiction as well as applications for settlement and project approvals., 2018
  • Represented a transportation industry group before the California Court of Appeal and the California Supreme Court in challenges to the CPUC's Transportation Network Company (TNC) decisions, including an original CEQA petition to the California Supreme Court., 2014

Industry Groups

  • Energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Water
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Office Location for Ruth Stoner Muzzin

350 Sansome Street
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104

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Last Updated: 2/7/2020

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