Amanda Myers is a real estate attorney with over 10 years of experience, with an emphasis on project development and renewable energy projects. Her practice covers a broad range of real estate transactions, including leasing, construction projects, purchase and sale transactions, sale-leaseback transactions, real estate finance, and the acquisition, financing, and sale of renewable energy projects.
Amanda is a skilled negotiator and problem solver who takes a business minded approach when counseling and representing clients. She is practical and efficient. Amanda listens to her clients, learns their business and needs, so that she can effectively provide the highest level of service and results. Amanda has a deep understanding of the potential issues and real estate needs of a project and advises clients at all stages of development—from negotiating acquisition documents to drafting easements and leases to managing title and survey review to negotiating finance documents.
Amanda started her legal career in the Los Angeles office of Kaye Scholer LLP (now Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP), where she represented lenders and developers in all types of real estate transactions, focusing on construction lending and renewable energy projects. Amanda also gained valuable experience representing tenants and landlords on all types of leasing transactions.
In 2015, Amanda left Kaye Scholer and joined the real estate department of Morrison & Foerster LLP. Amanda continued her broad real estate practice while at MoFo representing clients on all manner of real estate transactions spanning multiple asset classes including hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, condominiums, and mixed-use developments throughout the United States. In addition, Amanda worked closely with Irv Hepner and the project finance team at MoFo representing developers in the acquisition, development, financing and sale of wind and solar projects throughout the United States.
Amanda, together with her mentor and partner Irv Hepner, left MoFo in 2019 to start Hepner & Myers LLP. Amanda’s practice continues to focus on real estate transactions with an emphasis on project development and renewable energy projects.
Amanda earned a B.A. in intercultural studies and a B.A. in anthropology, summa cum laude, from Biola University in 2005, and a J.D., cum laude, from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2009. Amanda is licensed to practice law in California. Amanda currently serves as president of the Board of Directors of Journey Out, a Los Angeles based non-profit helping victims of human trafficking.