Kelly Alhadeff-Black

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

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B Street 701
San Diego 92101 CA US

Kelly Alhadeff-Black is a partner in the Temecula office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Real Estate, Land Use and Environment Practice. Her practice focuses primarily on land use, entitlement, environmental and regulatory issues for residential and commercial development projects in Southern California.

Ms. Alhadeff-Black’s experience includes :

  • Working with land owners, developers and public homebuilders on various aspects of the entitlement and development process.
  • Negotiation and review of regulatory permits and applications.
  • Negotiation and drafting of conservation easements
  • Negotiation and drafting of project development documents including specific plans, conditions of approval and development agreements.
  • Negotiation with Native American tribes on mitigation measures and tribal monitoring agreements.
  • Preparation and review of real estate transactional documents for the lease, purchase and sale of real property
  • Assisting with corporate and transactional issues for privately held organizations including corporations and limited liability companies.

Kelly Alhadeff-Black has extensive experience with compliance and interpretation of Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) requirements for species conservation and habitat preservation.

Specifically, the Western Riverside Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP) is a comprehensive HCP requiring mitigation and conservation for over 500,000 acres of land and approximately 146 native species of plants and animals.

She represented private developers, both commercial and residential, on issues with the MSHCP including negotiations of conservation requirements, sale of land and placing conservation easements and restrictive covenants over private land.

In addition to her work on species and habitat conservation, Ms. Alhadeff-Black is also experienced in all aspects of reviewing cultural and archaeological reports and negotiating mitigation measures, including possible land donation or conservation easements for the protection and preservation of historical and archaeological resources.

Ms. Alhadeff-Black has worked under the guidelines of both SB 18 and AB 52 which require Native American consultation and negotiation as part of the development process.

Education :

  • University of San Diego School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2001
  • Washington University, St. Louis, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1998

Admissions : State Bar Admissions, California

Associations :

  • California State Bar Association
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Community Advisory Board, Safe Alternatives for Everyone
  • Board of Directors, Riverside Land Conservancy


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