The firm assists clients in transactions and litigation.  Whether Mr. Kotkin is your advocate in heated legal proceedings or resolves your dispute amicably, you will have the best representation available.  The firm also provides proactive assistance to help you avoid conflict, enhance ethics and accountability, and mitigate risk.  In drafting your policies or procedures, preparing or reviewing your documents, or carefully negotiating your “deal,” the firm can help you avoid unnecessary legal problems.

 Practice areas include:

  • administrative law
  • business transactions and litigation
  • code enforcement (including revision and prosecution)
  • condemnation
  • conflict of interest
  • contracts
  • constitutional law
  • criminal defense
  • environmental (e.g., California Environmental Quality Act)
  • election issues
  • ethics & public integrity
  • franchise agreements
  • general litigation
  • labor and employment
  • land use and zoning
  • Native American issues
  • police litigation
  • premises liability
  • public finance
  • public meetings law
  • public records act
  • real estate transactions
  • redevelopment
  • solid waste collection, hauling and recycling
  • tax, fee and exaction issues
  • water law

The Law Offices of Edward Z. Kotkin –
one attorney, many disciplines.