Public Law Journal



David H. King
Hensley Law Group

Scott C. Smith
Best Best & Krieger LLP

Melissa M. Crosthwaite
Assistant City Attorney, Hawthorne

K. Scott Dickey
Deputy County Counsel, Alameda County

Eugene Park
Deputy Port Attorney, Port of Oakland

Randy Riddle
Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP

Tiffani L. Shin
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
Los Angeles District, Los Angeles

Rachel H. Sommovilla
Assistant City Attorney

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