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Departmental Counsel

Led by Michael J. Mais, Assistant City Attorney, the Departmental Counsel division provides legal advice to City boards, commissions and committees, including the City Council, Planning Commission, Civil Service Commission, Successor Agency, Housing Authority, Board of Water Commissioners, Board of Examiners, Appeals and Condemnation, the Citizens' Police Complaint Commission and the Long Beach Community Investment Company.  The Division also drafts contracts, resolutions, ordinances, opinions and other regulations for all City departments. 

Attorney Profiles

Gary J. Anderson, Principal Deputy City Attorney

Taylor M. Anderson, Deputy City Attorney

Richard F. Anthony, Deputy City Attorney

Monica J. Kilaita, Deputy City Attorney

Anita Lakhani, Deputy City Attorney

Arturo D. Sanchez, Deputy City Attorney

Amy R. Webber, Deputy City Attorney

Erin Weesner-McKinley, Deputy City Attorney