Edward J. Quinn, Jr.

Partner

Tel: (916) 551-2091

Location(s)

At a Glance

Ed represents local and international clients with regard to real estate and plant and equipment investments in the United States.

He is a frequent speaker on economic development, land use and redevelopment issues.

He served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and in the U.S. Air Force Reserve , retiring in the grade of Lt. Colonel.
 

Edward J. Quinn, Jr. is a leading authority on land use law. He is a partner in the Municipal Law practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP and is based in the firm’s Sacramento office. 

Ed represents private developers, cities and agencies throughout Northern California, and has assisted numerous Asian and European clients with regard to real estate and plant and equipment investments in the United States. 

Prior to joining BB&K, he was a shareholder, chief executive officer and past chairman of the board of McDonough Holland & Allen in Sacramento. Ed has been a frequent speaker on economic development, land use and redevelopment issues. He also lectured on international law, legal environment of business and business law for the University of Maryland, European Division. Ed is co-author of Redevelopment in California (Solano Press, 2d ed. 1995). 

He served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force from 1972-1985 and in the U.S. Air Force Reserve from 1985-1995, retiring in the grade of Lt. Colonel. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., international law 
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. 
  • University of Pittsburgh, M.A. 
  • United States Air Force Academy, B.S. 


Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Land Use and Zoning Law & Municipal Law, 2007-2019
  • Sacramento Magazine Top Lawyers, Land Use & Zoning Law, 2015-2018
  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2017-2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Attorney of the Year, Land Use & Zoning Law, 2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated

 

  • Northern California Golf Association, Board of Directors
  • Northern California Golf Association Foundation, Youth on Course, Board of Directors
  • North Ridge Country Club, Board of Directors, former Director
  • PRIDE Industries Foundation Advisory Board, Board member
  • Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization, past president
  • Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, former ex-officio director
  • Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization’s Pacific Rim Committee, former chair
  • International Trade Committee of the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, past chairman
  • Sacramento Country Day School, former trustee
  • Sacramento Area Youth Golf, now The First Tee of Greater Sacramento, former Board member

 

Best Lawyers in America Lists 27 BB&K Attorneys for 2019
Press Releases Aug 21, 2018

Best Lawyers in America Lists 27 BB&K Attorneys for 2019

Representing a Variety of Practice Areas

Sacramento-Area BB&K Attorneys Named to Top Lawyers List
Press Releases Aug 1, 2018

Sacramento-Area BB&K Attorneys Named to Top Lawyers List

Sacramento Magazine Recognizes Eight Attorneys Selected by Peers

10 BB&K Attorneys Honored on 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers List
Press Releases Jul 16, 2018

10 BB&K Attorneys Honored on 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers List

One Recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer Rising Star

Eight BB&K Attorneys Recognized by Sacramento Magazine’s 2017 Top Lawyers List
Press Releases Aug 31, 2017

Eight BB&K Attorneys Recognized by Sacramento Magazine’s 2017 Top Lawyers List

Selected by Their Peers

22 BB&K Attorneys  Earn Spot on Best Lawyers in America 2018 List
Press Releases Aug 15, 2017

22 BB&K Attorneys Earn Spot on Best Lawyers in America 2018 List

Two Recognized as Lawyers of the Year

Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2017
Press Releases Jul 7, 2017

Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2017

Congratulations to the Nine BB&K Attorneys on this Year’s Lists

Press Releases Feb 1, 2017

BB&K Again a Top Sacramento Law Firm

Sacramento Business Journal’s 2017 Law Firm List

Press Releases Aug 15, 2016

20 BB&K Attorneys Make Best Lawyers in America 2017 List

Two Named Lawyers of the Year

Press Releases Aug 3, 2016

Sacramento Magazine Recognizes BB&K Partners

The Annual Top Lawyers List Includes Five Firm Attorneys

Press Releases Jul 8, 2016

Congratulations to BB&K’s Attorneys on the Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Eight Attorneys Recognized for Their Professional Achievements

Press Releases Jan 26, 2016

BB&K Ranked No. 8 on Top Sacramento Law Firms List

Firm Moves Up Notch on Sacramento Business Journal’s Annual List

Press Releases Aug 17, 2015

19 BB&K Attorneys Included on the 2016 Best Lawyers in America List

Partner Iris Yang and Of Counsel Joseph Coomes Selected as Lawyers of the Year

Press Releases Aug 3, 2015

Seven BB&K Attorneys Appear on Sacramento Magazine’s 2015 Top Lawyers List

Voted the Best in Their Fields by Their Peers

BB&K In the News Jan 27, 2015

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Press Releases Aug 19, 2014

Thirteen BB&K Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 List

The Included Attorneys Practice in BB&K Offices throughout California