Industry Expertise

We have decades of industry specific knowledge. 

Construction

There is no firm in Sacramento that understands commercial construction issues better than we do. We have represented the interests of the AGC, Caterpillar Inc and CSF, on issues impacting construction for over 20 years. Issues Include: Lien Issues, Liability Matters, Surety Bonds, Work Rules and Transportation Financing.

Healthcare

Over the years we have represented the pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical corporations, healthcare providers and medical device manufacturers.Specific areas of our expertise include: Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Medical Device Manufacturing, Marketing and Privacy Related Issues.

Manufacturing

It can be a hostile environment for manufacturers in California. Over the last 30 years, has become an inhospitable environment in which to do business. We have represented the manufacturing community as a group, as well as individual manufacturers, engaging in some of the most critical issues facing these employers. Due to the diversity of our manufacturing clients, we have developed expertise in the full breadth of policy areas affecting the business community. This diversity has drawn us into issues as unique as Proposition 65 warnings, to “green chemistry,” to vehicle equipment mandates.

Finance

Consumer finance lending issues are traditionally an area fraught with controversy and is an area that we have actively been engaged for many years. We have negotiated and defeated numerous bills aimed at disrupting valid industry practices. Issues include: Debt Settlement Short-term Loan Products, Marketing, Information Privacy, and Transportation Financing.

Insurance

We bring a well rounded view of insurance issues and policies that are constantly changing in California. Workers’ compensation insurance has been an area of our expertise for over 30 years, having negotiated numerous workers’ compensation packages. We have seen and dealt with changes brought about by Proposition 103, including an elected Insurance Commissioner.

Recreation

When there is a challenge facing the recreational boating community, we always play a central role is finding the best possible solution. We have represented the California Association of Harbor Masters and Port Captains, the California Marine Parks and Harbors Association, the California Yacht Brokers Association, the Northern California Marine Association and the Western Boaters Safety Group for many years, some for nearly two decades, and are considered the primary voice for recreational boating in Sacramento.

Our Clients

We represent a broad range of business interests.