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Overview of Services

With more than 60 years of experience guiding public agencies through major projects, controversial issues, and ethical crises, Hanson Bridgett is one of the most experienced law firms in California in helping local agencies.

Government agencies require specialized knowledge because they operate under public scrutiny  and are subject to multiple layers of local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Our long-standing relationships with agency governing boards, staff, and a diverse set of entities throughout California have given us the institutional knowledge and professional experience needed to anticipate issues that can arise and to develop strategies that address them. 

Our Municipal and Public Agency practice serves as both general counsel and special counsel to dozens of public entities across the state, with particularly rich experience in city governance and the transportation & transit, water, wastewater, fire, and health care sectors.  

Key Contact

Michael Conneran
Michael Conneran
Walnut Creek, CA
Municipal and Public Agency

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Got Governance?

Steven Miller of Hanson Bridgett discusses ethics complaints against a board member and the steps to address the situation.

Municipal and Public Agency
Government Ethics