George David Kieffer

George Kieffer has extensive general business, government contracts, regulatory, municipal, and administrative law practice experience and oversees major litigation, business transactions and government-related matters in a number of industries. He regularly represents clients in multiple industries before municipal, county and regional authorities within the Greater Los Angeles area and at the California state level.

In 2010, he was named by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journals as one of the "Top 100" attorneys in California. In 2000, Mr. Kieffer was named by the Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal as one of the 100 most influential attorneys in California, and he has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2011 editions.

Mr. Kieffer successfully chaired the City of Los Angeles Appointed Commission charged with rewriting the Los Angeles City Charter. The new City Charter, the first full revision in 75 years, was adopted in 1999.

Mr. Kieffer serves on the Board of Regents of the University of California, is former chair of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, and chairs the Los Angeles Civic Alliance. He is the author of The Strategy of Meetings, published by Simon & Schuster, 1988, and contributing author of Governing Public Colleges & Universities, published by Jossey-Bass, c. 1993.

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Areas of Practice 1) Administrative Law, 2) Election Law, 3) Government & Regulatory, 4) Government Contracts, 5) Government Relations, 6) Infrastructure, 7) Land Use, 8) Los Angeles Government, 9) Regulatory Policy, 10) Contracts and Land Use, 11) Not-For-Profit Organizations and 12) Sports
Law School UCLA School of Law (J.D., 1973)
Education University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A., 1969)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
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