Kathryn is a dedicated professional with a distinct expertise in the intricate domains of land use, urban planning, and permitting. Kathryn diligently delves into the dynamic landscape of city codes, meticulously analyzes evolving planning trends, diligently monitors the ever-shifting terrain of state legislation, and actively participates in local meetings to remain informed about planning and land use issues.
Collaborating closely with clients, Kathryn navigates the complex maze of bureaucracy within both Los Angeles City and County, deftly facilitating applications encompassing special event permits, urban lot splits, conditional use permits, and an assortment of other essential permissions.
Beyond her formidable command of procedural intricacies, Kathryn helps clients navigate the environmental intricacies intertwined with planning and land use. Kathryn is also knowledgeable in the environmental side of planning and land use, including CEQA, environmental impact reports, hazard mitigation and coastal policy.
Kathryn brings a wealth of experience to her role, having previously held a pivotal position under Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers. During her tenure, she played a crucial role in establishing the Governor’s Committee on Climate Change and was instrumental in staffing numerous committees. Kathryn has also contributed her expertise to local campaigns in Southern California. Kathryn previously worked in Human Relations at her undergraduate university.
Kathryn earned her Master of Urban Planning from the University of Southern California. She earned her bachelor’s in political science and environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.