With a focus on land development in California, Linda advises clients at all stages of project development on private and federal land. She guides clients through the local, state, and federal permitting and entitlement process. She also counsels clients with ongoing land use and natural resources compliance needs and defends clients whose land use entitlements have been challenged in court.
Architectural And Civil Engineering Background
Before law school, Linda was an architectural designer with a focus on hospitality and institutional projects. She also taught architectural design, history, and structures at the University of Oklahoma. Prior to earning her architectural degree, Linda earned a civil engineering degree and after graduation worked as a professor's assistant in the Environmental Engineering Department at Rutgers University and as a construction inspector.
Prior Legal Experience
Linda clerked for the Honorable Sandra S. Ikuta of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. After her clerkship, Linda was a litigation associate at Irell & Manella, LLP.