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.
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.
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.
Renne Public Law Group® LLC practices throughout California,
advocating for and defending local public agencies and nonprofit
entities, and representing a diverse group of individual clients
and private entities who are in need of effective, responsive and
ethical legal assistance.
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.
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.
J Wallin Opinion Research’s approach opinion research with
purpose. They believe that data is useful only insofar as it is
clearly actionable. Their work supports data-driven decisions and
messaging strategies. Their research applies the right tool for
the right situation (polling, focus groups, online/mobile
research etc.), leveraging proven methodologies combined with
years of expertise determining core drivers of human opinions,
expectations and behavior. They distill complex social and issue
landscapes to reveal clear strategies to success, and are firm
believers that research must deliver not only a distinct return
on investment, but behave as a force-multiplier for a strategy
team, yielding accurate information, identifying groups with
shared opinions and revealing how to move opinions and behaviors.
They work with government clients on ballot measures and
elections, rate structures and new revenues, budget
prioritization, new product and service development,
infrastructure (energy, water/wastewater/storm water, sanitation,
etc.), development, technology, healthcare, branding, crisis
communications and more.
Founded in 1983, HdL supports local government operations by
delivering increased tax revenues, accurate management data for
more informed decisions, expert economic analysis, and innovative
software solutions. HdL’s team of professionals specialize
in sales, use and transactions taxes, property taxes, business
license fees, transient occupancy taxes (TOT), short-term rental
compliance, marijuana regulation and taxation and economic
development. The firm currently serves over 400 local
government agencies in six states and has recovered more than $2
billion in revenue for client agencies.
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
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.
Trane is a multinational organization supporting customers in all
aspects of built environment systems including HVAC equipment,
controls, service and energy contracting and consulting. As
an Energy Services Company (ESCO) Trane works closely with local
government, schools and other municipals to fund and implement
deferred maintenance improvements through guaranteed operational
savings. In partnership with Trane our clients successfully
address their energy infrastructure challenges to improve their
overall objectives, whether it’s educating students, providing
necessary municipal services to our communities, or just
improving the sustainability of their organization
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.