Amanda E. Daams


Tel: (951) 826-8236


At a Glance

Amanda advises clients on issues related to CEQA, NEPA and associated environmental laws.
Amanda has helped entitle numerous commercial, industrial, residential and mining projects across California.
Amanda plans CEQA workshops in the Inland Empire.

Amanda Daams is an associate in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Environmental Law & Natural Resources practice group. She assists clients on all issues related to the California Environmental Quality Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and associated environmental laws. In addition to drafting and reviewing CEQA and NEPA documents, she has extensive experience helping private developers navigate the entitlement process and obtain necessary land use approvals.
Amanda has advised and assisted private developers entitle commercial, industrial, residential and mining projects across California, as well as helped obtain permits for a federally recognized Indian Tribe. She takes a pragmatic approach to solving difficult land use issues and advising clients on CEQA, NEPA, the Planning and Zoning Law, Surface Mining and Reclamation Act, Subdivision Map Act and related laws.
Amanda is very active in the Association of Environmental Professionals, serving as the Chapter Director for the Inland Empire Chapter and planning CEQA workshops. She is also a graduate of Leadership Riverside, a program to develop the next generation of leaders by the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce. She grew up in Riverside and enjoys college football, baking and trips to the zoo with her family. 


  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  • University of San Diego, B.A., history and political science, summa cum laude


  • California

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