We bring our unique perspectives to our work and understand the political, practical, strategic and technical side of this practice. Amanda was a lobbyist and serves on a local planning commission. Her practice spans the state of California which gives her strong and positive relationships with a host of regulators and government officials. Joey was a civil engineer for 12 years before becoming a lawyer. This gives her the ability to understand and untangle technical issues, and maintain excellent relationships with consultants and agency staff alike.