Ms. Hori is the Administrative Partner for the Orange County office and Co-Chair of Manatt's Real Estate and Land Use practice group. She focuses on the processing of land use entitlements and regulatory permits for real estate development projects and the resolution of environmental issues affecting real property. It includes substantial work on matters involving the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the California Coastal Act and other local, state and federal land use and environmental laws. Many of the projects Ms. Hori has worked on requires multi-agency coordination and permitting, including preparation of joint NEPA and CEQA documentation. Ms. Hori’s clients include landowners, financial institutions, developers and builders in the residential, retail, hotel/resort, and commercial and industrial development industry.
Ms. Hori’s federal regulatory work includes Section 404 permitting under the Clean Water Act, National Historic Preservation Act compliance and Endangered Species Act permitting, including work on habitat conservation plans.