Vandeveer Garzia has a long history of representing governmental entities and mass transit operators. Attorneys from the firm have represented counties and cities in all aspects of litigation, including police claims, employment claims, environmental and land use claims as well as claims arising out of contractual and statutory issues. Our attorneys are well-versed in Governmental Immunity and the notice/prejudice arguments that arise under those statutes.
Vandeveer Garzia attorneys have been city prosecutors for civil infraction and misdemeanor actions, and have long acted as primary panel counsel for a number of communities.
Mass Transit entities represent a particular specialty for the firm’s attorneys. Vandeveer Garzia recognizes that mass-transit vehicles represent both vehicle and premises claims and that even minor variations in the facts of particular incidents can turn into major victories for our clients. As governmental agencies themselves, in many cases, mass transit authorities are well-served by a relationship with our firm.