Top 25 Municipal Law Attorneys: Daily Journal Releases Annual Rankings

Many cities get bragging rights because their city attorneys or legal representatives have been named the Top California Municipal Lawyers of 2012, according to an annual list from the Daily Journal, the largest legal affairs publication in the West. Lawyers who have accomplished notable achievements in the practice of municipal and public law in the State of California are honored in the annual list, which is in its second year. The list also recognizes attorneys who scored a series of legal victories for municipal clients. Check out the full list below:

Gillian Van Muyden: Glendale City Attorney's Office

Christi Hogin: Malibu and West Hollywood City Attorney, Jenkins & Hogin

Eugene Ramirez: Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester

Eugene Gordon: San Diego City Attorney's Office

Robert Blum: Hanson Bridgett

Manuela Albuquerque: Burke Williams & Sorensen (former Berkeley City Attorney)

Iris Yang: Paso Robles City Attorney, Best Best & Krieger

John Higgenbotham: Best Best & Krieger

Steve Berliner: Liebert Cassidy

Michael Colantuono: City Attorney for Auburn and Grass Valley, Colantuono & Levin

Marc Levinson: Orrick

John Knox: Orrick

Burk "Buck" Delventhal: San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Pete Echeverria: Los Angeles City Attorney's Office

Randy Riddle: Renne Sloan Holtzman & Sakai

Jeff Sloan: Renne Sloan Holtzman & Sakai

Michael Jenkins: Hermosa Beach City Attorney, Jenkins & Hogin

Bill Ihrke: Assistant City Attorney for the Cities of Yorba Linda and Duarte, Rutan & Tucker

Sonia Carvalho: Santa Ana City Attorney / Best Best & Krieger

Sandi Levin: City Attorney of La Habra Heights and Los Alamitos, Colantuono & Levin

Paul Glassman: Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

Peter Pierce: Richards Watson & Gershawn

Irma Rodriguez: Moisa Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo

Steven R. Meyers: Meyers Nave (Special Counsel for the City of San Bruno)

Arthur Hartinger: Meyers Nave (worked on behalf of the City of Richmond in a  widely-covered multi-million dollar employment discrimination lawsuit)

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