RECORDED: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Douglas Dennington, Partner, Land Use and Entitlement. Douglas Dennington specializes in trial and appellate litigation, arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings, with an emphasis in defense of “accessibility” claims filed under the Americans With Disabilities Act and / or California Disabled Persons Act, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, regulatory takings, land-use disputes, boundary disputes, and wide variety of other real estate, business and regulatory disputes. He represents a diverse clientele, including individuals, homeowners, small businesses, food chains, franchisors and franchisees, landowners, developers, cities, school districts, water districts, and any number or variety of businesses. Douglas Dennington is the lead partner representing the Association in its litigation regarding the City of Los Angeles’ eviction moratorium. Based in the firm’s Orange County Office, you can reach Douglas at (714) 641-3419.
Peter Howell, Partner, Land Use and Entitlement. Peter Howell’s practice includes litigation and advisory matters involving governmental agencies, as well as litigation between private parties, and focuses on environmental and land use matters. He regularly advises property owners and developers with land use entitlement issues, both by helping to guide projects through the entitlement and environmental review (CEQA) process and by conducting due diligence review of previously entitled projects. He has represented a wide variety of private and public-sector clients, including property owners, developers, business owners, cities, water districts, redevelopment agencies, and school districts. Based in the firm’s Orange County Office, you can reach Peter at (714) 662-4661.
Rutan & Tucker LLP, Costa Mesa.Rutan & Tucker’s lawyers are widely known as among the best and most effective attorneys in California. Rutan recruits top lawyers from the finest law schools around the country. The firm’s practice extends throughout the United States and includes both the representation of foreign companies doing business in the United States and domestic companies engaged in activities abroad. The firm’s practice extends nationwide, while maintaining our connection to the fabric of California. Rutan & Tucker continues to distinguish itself as one of California’s largest full-service law firms, as it has for decades, with a significant presence in Orange County, Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Rutan & Tucker is outside counsel for the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles and is representing the Association in its litigation regarding the City of Los Angeles’ eviction moratorium.