Veena is a real estate and land use attorney representing clients in all aspects of land development and real estate transactions including negotiating and preparing purchase and sale agreements, leases, easement agreements, development agreements/disposition and development agreements with both private and public entities, site development and construction agreements, cost sharing agreements, shopping center governance documents, entitlements, and construction agreements for a wide range of industries including big box, mixed use, commercial, medical and renewable energy. Veena also advises clients on construction, operational and property management related issues. One focus of her practice is site assembly, title and survey review, infrastructure development (sewer, water, etc.) and subdivision map act issues.
Veena also has extensive experience in renewable energy and advises both developers and lenders on a broad range of renewable energy projects, from rooftop solar to utility scale solar and wind projects in California and other states across the nation, with respect to site assembly (lease, easements or site acquisition), water issues, access easements, financing, reassessment tax issues, mineral issues, title and survey and negotiating with local agencies. She has a particular experience with implementing the California Rooftop Solar Mandate.
Veena also represent landlords, property management companies and homeowner associations, tenants in office, medical office, and retail leasing, lease-related disputes, CC&R related issues, and property management concerns.
Veena brings added value to a development team and particularly enjoys collaborating with architects, engineers, agency and other industry professionals to solve problems and assist projects to completion.
Veena received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), and her B.S. in Agricultural and Managerial Economics, summa cum laude, from the University of California, Davis.