|The recession left us with a big mess, and now land use lawyers are starting to help pick it up, says Drinker Biddle & Reath's Tina Dalman, here with colleagues Richard Blessen and Mike Mermall. Tina recently rejoined Drinker Biddle after a six-year hiatus working in-house with KB Home and then Daspin & Aument. Working for a corporate homebuilder client helped her understand the developer mentality. Now, she's unwinding some of the sites that were overbuilt, like a planned subdivision in west Aurora that was sold back to the original landowner and will probably go back to being farmland. Tina says the bigger problems are often in far-out 'burbs without an urban link where land wasn't always fully developed before projects stalled.