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.


De Lay & Laredo attorneys advise clients on the law and regulations that govern water use in California. Our water law attorneys assist coastal and inland water districts, to develop and protect their rights to quality, reliable water supplies. De Lay & Laredo attorneys provide strategic and substantive expertise in water laws in California, water rights, water supply, water transfers, water quality, groundwater, water reclamation, many aspects of water agency law, and overall, to meet challenges of the increasing demand for water in evolving legal and political framework. This work ranges from the interpretation of state regulations, representation before the California Public Utilities Commission, representation before the California State Water Resources Control Board, and California Coastal Commission, advice on the Brown Act, Public Records Act, elections, conflicts of interest, and state-mandated costs. Our attorneys have had lead roles in both water rights negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, water law litigation before the California Superior Court, California Court of Appeal, and the California Supreme Court. For further information please contact or
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