Partner Program

Overview

Partner Program

The Institute Partner Program provides a great opportunity to demonstrate an organization’s commitment to good governance at the local level and connect with and engage local decision-makers. The Institute’s Partner Program provides ILG the opportunity to publicly thank our supporters through our website, events and resources that support local officials and staff.

Platinum Level Partners $15,000


Aleshire & Wynder, LLP provides legal representation to local communities throughout California. Their attorneys have been loyally serving public agencies for over 35 years. As a full service law firm, they handle all aspects of their clients’ needs and provide innovative, ethical and cost-effective solutions.

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For more than eighty years, Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP has served the public agencies and private business entities of California. Today, with over one hundred attorneys and nine offices throughout California, we are fully prepared to meet your legal needs. Their clients value not only their expertise and efficiency, but also their integrity and responsiveness.

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Liebert Cassidy Whitmore was founded in 1980 by attorneys, who had extensive experience in, and a passion for, representing public sector management in the areas of employment law and labor relations. Over the years they grew that practice to become one of California’s preeminent public management employment law firm. Some years ago they added an education law specialty to their practice to meet the needs of their school and college clients.

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PlaceWorks is one of the West’s preeminent planning and design firms. Formerly known as The Planning Center|DC&E, PlaceWorks celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2015. As their name suggests, PlaceWorks is all about places and how they work—geographic­­ally, environmentally, functionally, aesthetically, and culturally.  PlaceWorks serves both public- and private-sector clients throughout the state in the fields of comprehensive planning, environmental review, urban design, landscape architecture, community outreach, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Their talented, multidisciplinary team thrives on working with communities to tackle complex problems and develop workable solutions. 

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Probolsky Research conducts opinion (focus groups, polling) for government agencies on annexation, community satisfaction, employee satisfaction, large-scale projects, taxation, etc.

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RW&G is committed to excellence in the legal profession and to solving the problems of business and the public sector with the highest quality legal services in a cost-effective manner.

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Gold Level Partners $10,000


BB&K is comprised of highly regarded lawyers focusing on virtually all practices of law. The firm serves as city attorney to more than 30 cities across California and as general and special counsel to special districts that focus on water, transportation, regional planning and resource conservation. Their lawyers have been helping businesses, from local to international, achieve their goals for more than 100 years.

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Hanson Bridgett has been serving clients since 1958, they are well known in Northern California and have earned a national reputation in many of their practice areas. They are a certified B Corp and are socially responsible members of their communities. The firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, charitable giving, pro-bono legal work and hands-on service. They are a dedicated green business and strive to make sustainable choices for all of our business decisions.

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LiveStories is the data storytelling platform for the public sector. Governments use LiveStories to engage communities, promote data-driven decision-making, and improve collaboration.

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Meyers Nave is a full-service law firm with six California offices that serves a diverse range of public agencies and institutions. They provide a critical combination of capabilities – command of government and regulatory frameworks, experience navigating sensitive PR issues, and formidable courtroom skill – to drive large-scale projects forward, resolve complex litigation, and ensure smooth-running operations. Their reputation for fairness and a track record of success for a multitude of public agencies gives our clients a distinct advantage in even the largest and most challenging matters.

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Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP (Public Law Group®) was founded to serve large and small public agencies, nonprofits and community-based organizations, and private entities throughout California. The Public Law Group® combines the knowledge of legal practitioners with the practical experience of human resources professionals.

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Silver Level Partners $5,000


Kaufman Legal Group offers a full spectrum of legal services connected to the political process at the federal, state and local levels. The firm’s clients include elected officials, candidates, ballot measure campaigns, corporations, labor unions, trade associations, non-profits, major donors, political parties, PACs, lobbyists, and government agencies. Whether working with a Fortune 500 company or a grass-roots initiative campaign, the Kaufman team believes in a collaborative and thoughtful approach that provides individualized solutions to difficult issues.

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Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard is a full-service law firm with offices in both Northern and Southern California. One of the firm’s many unique qualities is our representation of both public and private clients which provides our attorneys with valuable perspective and enables us to foresee potential issues before they arise, to be proactive and outsmart opposing counsel. Having both practices under one roof allows us to collaborate and to improve our clients’ best chance of success

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Mintier Harnish is a consulting firm specializing in planning, development, land use, and environmental issues. Since their founding in 1985, they have served more than 160 public agencies, law firms, organizations, and companies. Their mission is to help public agencies, residents, businesses, and other stakeholders plan their communities and improve their quality of life through solid research, community involvement, innovation, and policy leadership.

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Tripepi Smith is a marketing-technology-public affairs consulting firm located in California that works with private and public organizations.

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Bronze Level Partners $3000


Led by former League of California Cities President Jim Madaffer, Madaffer Enterprises is a full-service public affairs, business consulting and communications firm that provides tailored, strategic, community and governmental outreach campaigns to help its clients accomplish their goals. By focusing on building and managing mutually beneficial relationships with key stakeholders, Madaffer Enterprises helps its diverse clients – from multi-national corporations to start-ups – successfully navigate the complex political, regulatory and media landscapes in jurisdictions throughout California.

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For more information about becoming an Institute partner, contact Melissa Kuehne (916) 658-8202 or info@ca-ilg.org. You can also fill out the application below and become an Institute Partner today!

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