As a director and CEQA/NEPA specialist, Janna manages and directs preparation of Environmental Impact Reports, Environmental Impact Statements, and other documents pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to fulfill agency requirements and applicant needs accurately and promptly.
Janna has more than 25 years of experience with Project Management and environmental review. She brings a keen eye to project teams, blending her legal experience and project management expertise to manage high litigation-risk projects including renewable and traditonal energy, industrial, and natural resource projects. She is an expert on CEQA and NEPA, and also is familiar with the right-of-way requirements of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and mining and reclamation requirements of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMARA). Janna also is well-versed in preparing for, participating in, and avoiding land use and environmental litigation. As a practicing attorney with 10 years’ experience, Janna honed her skills in these areas and now applies her knowledge to serve federal, state, and local agencies; utilities (including utility service providers and developers of electric generating plants and transmission line extensions), commercial and residential developers, and mining concerns.
Janna holds a Juris Doctor degree and a Bachelor of Art in political science and Russian area studies from Southern Methodist University School of Law.