CHARLES M. GALE
Principal Deputy City Attorney
Real estate, municipal, contracts, environmental, and transportation
Background and Experience
Charles Gale is a Principal Deputy City Attorney who practices in the area of preferential assignment agreements, leases, licenses, real estate, contracts, municipal law, environmental including hazardous materials and the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), insurance, and transportation. Mr. Gale primarily services the legal needs of the Long Beach Harbor Department.
Mr. Gale is admitted to practice in California (active) and Arizona (inactive) and before the Central, Southern, and Eastern United States District Courts in California, the United States District Court of Arizona, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also a member of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of California.
Mr. Gale received his J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1980 and his B.A. from Indiana University in 1977.