Parissa Ebrahimzadeh Florez is an associate in the Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources group. Parissa focuses her practice in environmental and energy law. Her practice emphasizes land use, environmental due diligence, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) permit approval process, municipal law, and land use and environmental litigation. She also works with Indian tribes and parties engaged in business or other transactions with Indian tribes. Prior to joining the firm, she was a clean tech policy intern for the U.S.-China Green Energy Council where she worked on current policy, legislation and trends in clean tech and green energy, and a law clerk for the AIDS Legal Referral Panel. Parissa was also a Green Policy and Leadership Intern at Green For All working under Van Jones to collaborate on key provisions to be entered into 2009 Climate and Energy Bill passed through the House of Representatives. Parissa was a Stoel Rives summer associate in 2010 and 2011 and a Sacramento Bar Association Minority and Diversity Fellow in 2010.
Prior to joining the legal community, Parissa founded and ran a premiere tutoring company that provides private academic tutoring to both privileged and underprivileged communities. There Parissa managed over seventy-five tutors who advised and assisted hundreds of students.
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