Jeremy Chan is an associate in the Real Estate, Land Use and Development Practice Group in the firm’s Los Angeles office. His focus is primarily on land use and development matters in the City of Los Angeles, including representing property owners, developers, and investors in complex land use entitlement for residential, commercial, and mixed-use development and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Jeremy has worked on projects throughout the Greater Los Angeles area – in the Arts District, Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Koreatown, Westwood, and the Valley. His experience includes preparation of all types of land use entitlements including, but not limited to, affordable housing projects, variances, conditional use permits, zone changes, and general plan amendments. Aside from his expertise in zoning, planning, and land use, Jeremy has substantial experience with the City's signage regulations and interpretations.
As part of his responsibilities, Jeremy works frequently with professionals like architects and engineers to develop project plans, drawings, and schedules. He also interacts regularly with city officials at all levels in various departments and helps to manage and facilitate project permit approvals for all types of developments. Because of this extensive experience, Jeremy offers a unique insight and approach in communicating client needs to overcome administrative hurdles, expedite various applications, and create opportunities for public agency and private sector corporations.
Prior to joining Liner LLP, Jeremy worked as a planning associate in a firm handling over thirty projects for one of the largest real estate developers in the west coast. While in law school, Jeremy served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office where he also handled land use matters including issues involving takings, CEQA, zoning conflicts, property rights, interpretations of the City's Municipal Code, and revisions to the City's Community Plans.