An urban planner by trade and environmentalist by nature, Samira Squires has helped individuals and businesses alike navigate the wild world of land-use permits and entitlements in the City of Los Angeles since 2016. She discovered early in her career that most obstacles can be overcome with a little perseverance: “Where there’s a will, there’s a way!” her breadth of experience in relationship-building has deepened her understanding of each client’s unique needs. Samira’s expertise is in filing and representing land-use entitlements for commercial development, including hotels, restaurants, bars and mixed-use developments. Samira holds a B.S. in Urban and Regional Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a member of the American Planning Association and the Association for Environmental Professionals.