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Vaneeta Chintamaneni

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Vaneeta Chintamaneni is an associate in the Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group in San Francisco. She provides guidance and support to corporations and individuals in a broad range of litigation and counseling areas, including contaminated properties, water rights, environmental enforcement actions, and Proposition 65. Vaneeta has experience with a wide variety of state and federal environmental statutes, including the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65), the Carpenter-Presley-Tanner Hazardous Substance Account Act, and the Clean Air Act (CAA).

Prior to joining Allen Matkins, Vaneeta was an associate at national and California-based law firms where she provided environmental counseling and compliance assistance, and guided individuals and large corporations in varied litigation. Prior to joining a law firm, Vaneeta served as a Community Development Project Legal Intern where she provided legal assistance to municipalities and underserved communities in the Community Development Project at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, D.C.

Vaneeta speaks conversational Telugu.


  • San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR)
  • Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF)
  • Environmental Law Institute (ELI)


Vaneeta received her J.D., summa cum laude, and her Master of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois, Champaign in 2014. While at the University of Illinois, she served as Associate Editor of the Elder Law Journal and was a member of the Trial Team. Vaneeta received her B.A. in Urban Studies and minor in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008.


  • California

Court Admissions

  • All California state courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California