Environment, Land Use and Real Estate Section

The Barristers Environment, Land Use and Real Estate Section brings together Bay Area attorneys in their first ten years of practice. Section members meet for social and networking events and exchange ideas through Continuing Legal Education programs.


Hina Gupta

Hina Gupta

Downey Brand
Natalie Kirkish Downey Brand

Natalie Kirkish

Downey Brand
Clare Ellis

Clare Ellis

Hunton Andrews Kurth
Immediate Past Chair
Kiana Amiri-Davani Kiana Amiri-Davani

Kiana Amiri-Davani

Edgcomb Law Group
Vice Chair, Member Engagement
Shannon Morrissey Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Shannon Morrissey

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Vice Chair, Environmental Law

Melissa Palozola

Clark Hill
Vice-Chair, Real Estate Law

Niran Somasundaram

Hanson Bridgett
Vice Chair, Land Use Law

Executive Committee

Sean Herman

Hanson Bridgett

Adam Pearse

Edgcomb Law Group

Katilyn Sikora

K&L Gates

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