Sara Ghalandari is an associate in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Group.
Ms. Ghalandari’s practice encompasses a wide-array of land use/development matters and real estate transactions, including zoning, planning, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), public private partnerships, and matters regarding construction access, underpinning and shoring. The primary focus of her practice is the processing of entitlements, supervising the preparation and approval of environmental documentation, and negotiating transactional documents associated with land use, project development, and construction, including agreements between private and public entities (including local governments and public agencies). Ms. Ghalandari’s clients include developers, investors, and institutional lenders, and her projects involve a variety of asset types such as office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, historic properties, residential condominiums, large multi-family and mixed-use projects, and other commercial and residential developments.
Ms. Ghalandari received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and her B.A. in Political Science with high honors from the University of California, Davis, where she was awarded a Regents Scholarship.
Ms. Ghalandari is admitted to practice law in the State of California.
University of California - Berkeley - 2010 Juris Doctor
University of California - Davis - 2006 Bachelor of Arts