Sara J.

Land Use & Development



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Sara J. Hernandez

Land Use & Development



Sara Hernandez is an associate in Liner LLP's Real Estate & Land Use Group.  She brings years of experience advocating for a revitalized City of Los Angeles as an educator, philanthropist and while serving in city government. Before joining Liner, Sara's career focused on advocating for local policies that encourage healthier communities by increasing livability, promoting economic development and providing access and opportunities to underserved communities. 


As the former Special Counsel to Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar, Sara was in charge of leading revitalization efforts, economic development initiatives, policy changes, improved constituency services, transportation alternatives and a multitude of public infrastructure and public/private partnerships. 


Loyola Law School (J.D.)

Loyola Marymount University (M.A.)

Duke University (B.A.)

  • Los Angeles Weekly Most Fascinating Angelenos (2015)
  • New Leaders Council Unsung Hero Honoree (2015)
  • Los Angeles County Democrat of the Year (2015)
  • Community Partners Albert R. Rodriguez Civic Legacy Honor (2014) 
  • 34th U.S. Congressional District, candidate (2017) Pershing Square Renew, board member (2016-present)
  • Sierra Club Political Committee, member (present) Emerge California Class of 2015 (2015)
  • National Women’s Political Caucus L.A. Metro Area, PAC member (2015)
  • California Democratic Party Assembly District Delegate, 53rd District (2015)
  • Los Angeles County Young Democrats, At-Large Executive Boardmember (2013-2015)
  • Avance Democratic Club, member (2015-2016)
  • Pacific Council on International Policy, member (2015-2016)
  • Latina Women Lawyers, member (2015-2016)
  • Mexican American Bar Association, member (2015)