Keeping Cities Legally Levelheaded

Garcia Hernández Sawhney, LLP specializes in representing cities, redevelopment agencies, special districts and other governmental entities. Serving as city attorneys, agency counsel, general counsel, and special and public finance counsel, we provide a full range of legal services required by municipal and governmental entities of all sizes. With particular expertise in strategic planning and the reform and restructuring of municipal and governmental ordinances, our attorneys are experts in the policies and procedures needed to effectively implement the policy directives of the council, governing board or legislative body of each client.

We understand the delicate relationship between agency executives, staff and hearing officers, and the firm can act as both political advocates and tenacious litigators in state and federal administrative matters. Most importantly, the firm’s attorneys are aware of and committed to effective advocacy of the policy objectives, values and communities of each client.

The firm also has extensive experience representing water districts, specifically handling all aspects of water law, water rights, pipeline construction, right of way issues and easement acquisition, erosion control and other related utility issues. Our attorneys have a passion for municipal and special district policies and go the extra mile to make meaningful differences in the communities they serve.  We have experience serving as general counsel for cities, water districts, and other special districts.

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