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Practice Areas

Amy focuses her practice on land use planning issues, including zoning, planning, the California Environmental Quality Act, and municipal law. The primary focus of her land use practice is at the administrative level, including the negotiation of agreements with local governments and public agencies, the supervision of the preparation of environmental documentation, the processing of entitlements through public hearings and community meetings and other administrative proceedings, as well as legal issues associated with project development and construction. Representative clients include The Kroenke Group, Five Point Communities, Hackman Capital, AECOM, Berggruen Institute, and the Sakioka Company.


Luce Scholar, Bangkok, Thailand 1988-89. Los Angeles Business Journal: Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, 2017; California Lawyer: “Attorney of the Year", 2016. Named a “California’s Top 50 Development Lawyers” and a “Top Women Lawyer” by The Daily Journal.

Professional Memberships

Member, American College of Real Estate Lawyers.


JD, University of Southern California, 1984, Order of the Coif. BSE Civil Engineering (Transportation), Princeton University, 1980.