Holland & Knight Welcomes Brandice Elliott as Director of Planning Services
Washington, D.C. (September 8, 2022) – Holland & Knight is pleased to welcome Brandice Elliott as the firm's new Director of Planning Services. She will reside in the firm's Washington, D.C., office and be a member of the Mid-Atlantic Land Use Team.
Ms. Elliott comes to the firm from the District of Columbia Office of Planning, where she spent 10 years engaged in managing many of the district's most visible development projects, including the Florida Avenue Market and Southeast Federal Center neighborhood. Ms. Elliott served as the development review subject matter expert for the Chevy Chase Small Area Plan, which provides guidance for the development of upper Connecticut Avenue NW. She also served as the development review subject matter expert for the Adams Morgan Vision Framework, a community-based strategic planning document intended to preserve physical characteristics, enhance retail and amenities, support sustainability and improve the quality of life for the community.
"Having worked for several government entities over the years, I am delighted to join Holland & Knight and be able to utilize my skills on the commercial, residential, mixed-use and institutional side of land use, development and planning," said Ms. Elliott. "It's really exciting to be a part of such a strong and highly regarded team."
Ms. Elliott earned a master's degree in Urban and Environmental Planning and a B.A. degree from Arizona State University.
"Brandice will be a tremendous asset to our attorneys and the firm," said Norman "Chip" Glasgow, leader of Holland & Knight's Mid-Atlantic Land Use Team. "The depth and breadth of her experience with urban governmental planning agencies is a welcome addition to our group, and we look forward to offering her services to our clients."
Holland & Knight's Mid-Atlantic Land Use Team provides comprehensive services for landowners, developers and financial institutions in all facets of land use entitlements in the Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia regions. The practice's range of services covers zoning and historic preservation, as well as government policy, legislative affairs, tax incentives and abatements, and licensing and permitting.