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Partner Program

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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


Best Best & Krieger LLP’s leading public law practice was established at the firm’s inception in 1891. Representing hundreds of cities and public agencies across California, their diverse team of lawyers, advocates, e-certified discovery specialists and analysts provide all-encompassing, cost-effective counsel. Whether it’s advising on election law, implementing affordable housing legislation or providing code enforcement, BB&K handles the legal complexities so clients can focus on providing superior service to their communities.

BB&K offers a full spectrum of legal services encompassing general and special counsel in areas such as environmental compliance, land use, real estate and personnel.

In addition, BB&K offers a distinctive, full-service California Public Records Act process through the Advanced Records Center, or ARC, for support in all records-related matters. To learn more, email ARC@bbklaw.com.

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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.

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RWG delivers practical advice and solutions tailored to the unique needs of public entities. Working seamlessly across offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Temecula, the Central Coast, and Sacramento, our dedicated team of experts provides the full scope of public law services.

RWG is pleased to be celebrating 70 years of exceptional service to our clients. With decades of experience, RWG is proficient in virtually every public law area. When industry depth matters, our integrated team of highly specialized lawyers are able to draw upon a wealth of experience and expertise to deliver optimal results tailored to the unique needs of our public and private sector clients. This cross-disciplinary approach allows us to leverage resources while also effectively managing time and costs.

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Gold Level Partners $10,000


For more than 90 years, Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP has served the public agencies and private business entities of California. Today, with over one hundred and 147 attorneys and 10 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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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 their business decisions.

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Kosmont Companies, a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE), is a real estate, financial consulting and economic development services firm offering a full range of services including: real estate, finance, economic development strategies, public / private project transactions, sustainable infrastructure, housing projects, market studies and economic analysis for the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Founded in 1986 by Larry J. Kosmont, Kosmont Companies is a nationally recognized expert in economic development, financial analysis, and real estate projects involving government and private sector partnerships.

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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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Tripepi Smith provides marketing, technology and public affairs solutions for private companies and public agencies. Combining our years of experience in local government, technology and the marketing fields, Tripepi Smith offers a unique blend of skills to help our clients execute on their goals. The Tripepi Smith team stands ready to help you with your outreach campaigns, video production, content writing, messaging, graphic work, technology infrastructure and websites.

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Silver Level Partners $5,000


Providing innovative risk management solutions for more than 45 years, the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority is one of the largest municipal self-insurance pools in the state, with more than 125 member agencies. The Authority’s comprehensive portfolio of programs includes liability, workers’ compensation, property, and earthquake coverage, as well as extensive loss control services.

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CLEAResult’s mission to change the way people use energy has held strong since 2003. Now as the largest provider of emission-reducing energy solutions across North America, we continue to give our clients and partners everything they need to make using less energy easy and accessible for everyone. We designed the Public Energy Performance (PEP) program to provide Public Agencies and schools, at no cost, energy efficiency services customized to their unique building needs, budget concerns, and savings goals.

PEP combines a traditional energy efficiency program with a holistic, whole facility approach. This no cost program will act as a single point of contact and will provide energy efficiency services, technical assistance, incentives, and On-Bill Financing to support your energy goals. PEP offers flexible incentive options with the traditional deemed, custom, and meter-based offerings along with our Strategic Energy Management (SEM) offering. SEM is our whole facility and campus approach that is an ongoing and continuous energy savings method, that extends and broadens the PEP program. SEM allows your organization to delve further into energy management and create lasting changes that serve your facilities ongoing energy savings and carbon reduction goals. Reach out to a program representative to learn more information!

Learn more about CLEAResult’s PEP program. 

Connect Consulting Services wants to make sure that your emergency preparedness needs are met. We partner with organizations that provide emergency meals, provide online trainings and awareness programs, and technology management for your unique organization.

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Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley represents California public agencies in municipal law, including revenues, land use, elections, employment, post-redevelopment, housing, public works, utility services, CEQA, LAFCO law, marijuana and related public safety topics, and litigation. Their core commitment is to provide advice our clients find helpful, understandable, and fairly priced. The firm includes California’s leading experts on local government revenues, including Propositions 13, 62, 218 and 26 and our attorneys have argued 14 government revenue cases in the California Supreme Court since 2004. The firm’s litigators have broad experience in public-sector litigation and such private-sector topics as general commercial litigation, labor and employment, unfair competition and intellectual property.

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Granicus is the global leader in customer engagement and experience technology and services for the public sector. Now powering almost 30 billion digital interactions globally each year and connecting over 500,000 government professionals with 300 million opt-in subscribers, Granicus is proud to serve as a critical strategic partner to governments as they work to deliver equitable and secure government experiences. With comprehensive cloud-based solutions for communications, government website design, meeting and agenda management software, records management, and digital services, Granicus empowers stronger relationships between government and constituents across the U.S., U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. By simplifying interactions and communicating critical information, Granicus brings governments closer to the people they serve—driving meaningful change for communities around the globe.

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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. 

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Peckham and McKenney has a strong and well-recognized reputation as a leader of successful executive search services for local government.  Since 2004, and on behalf of elected Councils, City Managers and Department Heads throughout the West, we have successfully placed hundreds of local government professionals including City and County Managers and their Assistants, Police and Fire Chiefs, Department Heads, and mid-level Managers.  In addition, Peckham & McKenney has placed hundreds of executives and organizational leaders in the areas of public safety (police and fire), community development and planning, economic development, public works and engineering, finance, human resources, city clerk, information technology, library services, parks and recreation, and community services.

Peckham & McKenney was established on the premise that an executive search firm must be dedicated to providing its clients and applicants with professional service, as well as a personal, hands-on approach. Our business philosophy centers upon the understanding that this is a “people” related industry and that attention to others’ needs are the key to providing effective customer service.  We recognize that every agency and community we serve is unique, and the candidate selected for a position must “fit” the agency’s needs. As such, we take the time to become familiar with the community, organizational culture, and issues and challenges in order to identify and recruit the best candidates. 

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Regional Government Services Authority (RGS) is a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) serving the needs of cities, counties, special districts, joint powers authorities and other governmental entities since 2002. RGS works exclusively for the benefit of public agencies, providing a ready source of support and consulting services to meet the needs of its partner agencies in a broad range of disciplines and to help local governments meet three challenges: Decreasing revenues; Increasing demands (and costs) for services, and Loss of experienced staff.

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Social Pinpoint is an online community engagement platform that brings Local Government and the public together. With Social Pinpoint’s flexible suite of digital tools, you can inform decision-making, encourage diversity and inclusion, and eliminate participation barriers to drive better project outcomes.

Since our launch in 2013, more than 700 organizations have run online community engagement projects through our platform, reaching 2.5 million citizens, and generating over 1.8 million inputs of valuable feedback and counting.

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Southern California Edison (SCE) is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities serving approximately 15 million people in a 50,000 square-mile service area spanning from Mono County in the north to Orange County in the south, along the Pacific Ocean to the California border in the east. It is a longtime leader in renewable energy and energy efficiency and has been leading the transformation of the electric power industry toward a clean energy future. The utility continues to deepen its commitment to combating climate change by prioritizing its clean energy, transportation electrification, and wildfire mitigation goals. For more than 130 years, SCE has provided the region with safe, reliable, and affordable electric service.

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Interested in becoming an ILG partner?

Contact Melissa Kuehne for more information.

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