Civil Rights

Our firm defends public agencies and government officials against all types of civil rights claims including claims against police officers, government employees and elected officials.  Our experience includes defending claims alleging excessive force and wrongful arrest claims under the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments, free speech claims under the First Amendment, Constitutional challenges to ordinances and civil rights claims under California law.

Our many years of experience defending these claims has allowed us to develop an expertise in this specialize area of litigation.  We maintain our success by keeping abreast of the constantly changing landscape of civil rights law.

Our experience and knowledge allows us to both advise public agencies about and defend them from all types of civil rights claims.