Real Estate / Eminent Domain
Tempestt L. Garland specializes in the areas of land use, zoning, real estate transactions and environmental and regulatory due diligence. She has experience advising public agencies, private developers, and national retailers on various local, state and federal laws. Her CEQA experience includes advising public agencies regarding the legal adequacy of CEQA documentation, defending client’s CEQA review, and opposing temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions regarding CEQA. In addition, she has experience obtaining local discretionary approvals, findings of public convenience and necessity and advocating for and advising clients at public hearings.
Tempestt’s real estate experience includes analyzing the impacts and potential of proposed development sites, advising public and private agencies regarding property acquisitions and disposals, and eminent domain analyses and costs. She has also worked on a variety of land use projects, including retail stores, shopping centers, residential and mixed-use developments.
Tempestt received her Juris Doctor from the Pepperdine School of Law in 2013, where she served on the Dispute Resolution Law Journal.