Catherine A. Richardson serves as a Deputy City Attorney with the San Diego City... more
Catherine A. Richardson serves as a Deputy City Attorney with the San Diego City Attorney's Ofice. Ms. Richardson has over twenty five years of litigation experience in a broad range of practice areas, including wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, construction defects, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, insurance bad faith, and business cases. Not long... view profile
Sophie A. Akins is a Partner at Best Best Krieger, LLP specializing primarily on... more
Sophie A. Akins is a Partner at Best Best Krieger, LLP specializing primarily on solar and renewable energy projects, Power Purchase Agreements, proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission and public contracts. Ms. Akins also provides general governance advice to public entities and currently serves as General Counsel to the Ramona Municipal Water District. Since 2007, Ms... view profile
I'm an all-around attorney with experience in many areas, including litigation (... more
I'm an all-around attorney with experience in many areas, including litigation (personal injury, land use/zoning, labor/employment, contracts, civil rights, and open government), transactional/advisory (land use, real estate, labor/employment, health, contracts) and criminal defense, and am always looking to broaden my knowledge and experience into other areas. If you need help with your legal ... view profile
State, local, and municipal lawyers focus on a particular area of state, local, and/or municipal government regulation. These lawyers can work for the government itself or work in the private sector helping people interact with the government. State, local, and municipal lawyers are often former government agency employees and, like their federal law counterparts, usually know the best contacts for each case, and what approach to take when negotiating with local officials.