Best Best & Krieger LLP is pleased to announce that Frank A. Splendorio has joined the firm’s Municipal Law practice group. Frank, who serves as city attorney to the cities of Atwater and Plymouth, is a seasoned Municipal Law attorney who provides governance counsel to public agencies on some of the most challenging issues they face. Both Atwater and Plymouth have agreed to transfer their city attorney work with Frank to BB&K.
“Frank’s experience will be valuable to BB&K’s public agency clients as they work to stay resilient and responsive to the residents and businesses they serve while striving, at the same time, to remain in compliance with ever-changing laws from the State Legislature and courts,” said BB&K Municipal Law Practice Group Leader and Partner Scott Campbell. “From Brown Act and California Public Records Act compliance to the laws and regulations arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, Frank helps public agencies effectively serve their communities.”
Frank advises cities on all aspects of their operations, including cannabis ordinances and enforcement, land use decisions, development agreement preparation, conflicts, emerging homeless issues, public contracting and public works, utilities, public finance, public safety, environmental requirements, personnel issues and more. He is also an authority on public contracting and procurements and purchasing, and has conducted training on best practices.
Frank’s experience includes serving in-house as a deputy city attorney for the City of Vallejo. In addition to his city attorney roles, he also served as chief assistant city attorney to the City of Modesto and as deputy city attorney to the City of Rancho Cordova. Frank will join the Sacramento office as of counsel.
He earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law. During law school, he served as an intern to the U.S. Coast Guard Judge Advocate General Corps and as a judicial extern to the Hon. Marvin R. Baxter of the California Supreme Court.
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