Ms. Nemat is a partner with the Eminent Domain and Business Services practice groups at Best Best & Krieger LLP. Her practice is multi-faceted, ranging from advising public entity clients on project planning, funding and right-of-way acquisition through the various stages of complex, high-stakes litigation. Because of her significant experience in eminent domain/inverse condemnation litigation and jury trials, Ms. Nemat assists several clients in acquiring necessary rights of way for major public projects. Although her practice largely involves public entity clients, Ms. Nemat also represents individuals and business entities.
Ms. Nemat has spoken at several events, including those held by the International Right of Way Association and the CLE International Conference on Eminent Domain. In addition, she has authored several articles that have been published in The Daily Journal, California Water Law and Policy Journal, California Real Property Journal, PublicCEO.com and Riverside Lawyer.
Ms. Nemat sits on BB&K’s Recruitment and Retention Committee and belongs to the Riverside County Bar Association, Women In Transportation and the International Right of Way Association, Chapter 57, of which she is the chair of the Ethics/Legal Affairs Committee. She is also on the Steering Committee for the Inverse Condemnation-Eminent Domain Subsection for Southern California of the California Bar Real Property Law Section. Ms. Nemat is also a faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocates (NITA).
Ms. Nemat is a founding member of Project Graduate, a pilot program comprised of members of the Riverside County Superior Court, the Riverside County Bar Association and the County of Riverside geared towards helping foster kids in local high schools navigate successfully through the high school administrative process so they can graduate.
Ms. Nemat obtained her bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Social Behavior as well as in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine in 2001. She obtained her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California, Davis in 2004.