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Litigation

The Litigation Unit is responsible for representing the City, its officers and employees in litigation filed by and against the City, as well as assisting in the administration of governmental tort claims filed against the City.

Litigation ranges from simple trip and fall and other allegations of dangerous conditions to complex multi-party civil rights or employment cases, as well as litigation concerning issues unique to public agencies.

Additionally, this Unit works with various City departments to implement best practices and policies to prevent/decrease the City's liability exposure.

Michael Lee, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Jill Vander Borght, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Mariela Trevino, Litigation Paralegal
Arvin Setaghaian, Legal Secretary