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Nicholas J. MaseroNicholas J. Masero

Deputy City Attorney

Practice Areas

Mr. Masero’s practice focuses on employment and civil rights, but includes all areas of public and municipal law.

Background and Experience

Mr. Masero is an experienced litigator, having worked as a plaintiff’s attorney, a defense attorney, and a prosecutor. He has handled high exposure, high publicity cases throughout his career. He also regularly provides legal advice to government officials and municipal departments on a wide range of issues including police and employment practices.

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Masero is admitted to practice before all the Courts in the State of California and the US District Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Masero is a member of the American Bar Association.


Mr. Masero received his B.A. from Loyola Marymount University in Political Science. He received his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law, where he served as senior article editor on the Health Law and Policy Brief and volunteered with the War Crimes Research Office.