William Mulholland was the grand architect of the plan to quench the Southland’s thirst with Colorado River water from the Arizona-California border. Without him, modern Los Angeles wouldn’t exist. If Santa Barbara attorney Scott Slater carries out his long-term vision, he might go down as the second most famous man in the history of Southern California water.
Scott Slater might credibly be crowned king of California’s water lawyers.
K. Eric Adair is a veteran litigator with more than two decades of experience in federal and California courts, mostly in the environmental space.