Kyndra Joy Casper is a Partner in Liner’s Real Estate and Land Use Group. Her practice emphasizes land use and environmental matters, including project management, obtaining development entitlements, land use due diligence, administrative proceedings, and litigation. She is also the firm's foremost expert on compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), an essential part of land use advice in the state. Her recent standout work includes taking the lead on the massive $1 billion Crossroads of the World project in Hollywood, and also obtaining Governor certification of the project as an Environmental Leadership Development Project, one of only seven in the entire state; the Primestor shopping center project at Mission Hills; the Lowe Enterprises mixed-use Ivy Station project in Culver City and Los Angeles; and on the Shapell Properties Vineyards at Porter Ranch lifestyle center and multifamily project.
Kyndra assists land owners and developers through all stages of the entitlement and development process, providing counsel to clients on local planning and zoning regulations and related environmental matters as well as counseling clients on community outreach and media strategies. She also advises clients on land use and environmental regulations including the California Subdivision Map Act, state CEQA Streamlining laws, and Density Bonus laws. Kyndra also has experience in writ of mandate proceedings and real estate and environmental litigation.
Kyndra's reputation among City officials and notoriety as a 'go-to' presence in the Los Angeles land use space gives Liner's practice strength and depth that are nearly unmatched in the market. Kyndra's value to her clients results from her understanding of the public process and effectuating it in a way that is commercially viable, thereby enhancing the client's benefit.