For more than three decades, our attorneys have specialized in representing a wide range of public entities including the State of California, cities, counties, redevelopment agencies, water districts, school districts and quasi-public organizations throughout the state.

Our attorneys have represented, among others, the following public entities: City of San Diego; City of Vista; City of San Marcos; City of Santee; City of Carlsbad; City of Poway; City of Chula Vista; City of El Cajon; City of La Mesa, City of Del Mar; City of Encinitas; City of Escondido; City of Calexico; City of National City, City of Oceanside, City of Solana Beach, City of Highland, City of Twenty-Nine Palms; City of Laguna Hills; City of Rancho Santa Margarita; City of Beaumont, City of Placentia, City of Brawley; City of El Centro; County of San Diego, County of Riverside; County of Imperial; Port of San Diego; San Diego County Water Authority; Tri-City Health Care District; Padre Dam Municipal Water District, Imperial Irrigation District; California Highway Patrol, California Department of State Hospitals, and California Board of Registered Nursing; Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

Our skilled and experienced attorneys provide defense services for our clients as well as affirmative claims on their behalf.  Our public entity representation spans the spectrum of issues, and has involved matters such as dangerous condition of public property, police misconduct, civil rights violations, employment, inverse condemnation, eminent domain, Brown Act, and Public Records Act.

With decades of experience representing public entities, our attorneys are uniquely positioned to assist our clients at all stages.  From pre-claim and post-claim investigation, through litigation and appeal, our attorneys provide honest and sound advice and representation.  It is largely through public entity defense that our attorneys have gained an exceptional reputation for the highest quality work at a fair price.

The Public Entities practice area focuses on:

  • Defense of Government Claims
  • Eminent Domain
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Police Misconduct Claims and Litigation
  • Inverse Condemnation Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Public Contracts
  • Appellate Work