Johnson, Kira

Author Description

Kira Johnson is an associate in the Environmental Law & Natural Resources practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Johnson works with public and private clients in matters involving environmental, water, and land use law. She is currently involved with ongoing federal litigation matters concerning the intersection between water resources and species listed under the federal Endangered Species Act in the San Francisco Bay Delta and the Santa Ana River basin. She serves as counsel for the appellant water agencies in Bear Valley. Ms. Johnson received her JD from Loyola Law School where she was a Dean’s Scholar and a member of the Scott Moot Court Honors Board. While in law school, Ms. Johnson externed with the California Attorney General in the Natural Resources Law Section as part of the Public Rights Summer Honors Program. Ms. Johnson received a BA in Religion and Environmental Studies from Swarthmore College.

Authored Reports

Endangered Species Act Litigation: Critical Habitat Expansion for Santa Ana Sucker Appealed & Other ESA Litigation