Providing Legal Counsel to Public and Non-Profit Agencies in California since 1981 De Lay & Laredo currently serves a variety of agencies as City Attorney, Counsel, General Counsel and Special Counsel.


For over 45 years, the attorneys of De Lay & Laredo have represented public agencies throughout California. De Lay & Laredo attorneys bring a wealth of experience, talent and skill to the clients, cases and projects for which each is responsible. We take pride in the number of experienced counsel in our boutique law firm, which enables us to provide attentive, personalized service while also ensuring that we have the resources and experience to manage a full spectrum of complex matters.

Areas of Practice:

  • Administrative Law; Adjudicatory Hearings
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Assessments, Taxes and Proposition 218
  • Brown Act and Public Meeting Law
  • CEQA and Environmental Compliance Issues
  • Conflicts of Interest and Ethics
  • Contract Negotiation and Litigation
  • Discovery, E-Documents and Public Records
  • Elections and Political Law
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration
  • Guardianship, Adoption, Foster Care
  • Housing
  • Human Resources
  • Labor Negotiation, Representation and Litigation
  • Land Use
  • Litigation
  • Negotiations
  • Planning and Subdivision Map Act
  • Public Finance Issues
  • Public Works, Construction and Contracting
  • Public Records Act
  • Trademark and Copyright
  • Transportation
  • Utilities and Franchises
  • Water Rights and Water Law
  • Writs and Appeals
  • Zoning