June Catalano, Eric Figueroa, Nelson Fialho, Sharon Gonsalves, Jon Holtzman, Dane Hutchings, Alyssa Silhi, Wendy Sommer and Jake WhitakerRenne Public Law Group (RPLG), Renne Public Management Group (RPMG) and Renne Public Policy Group (RPPG) will present two sessions on the second day of the League of California Cities City Managers Conference in Hollywood, February 8.

The annual conference brings together hundreds of city managers to further their professional development, discuss timely issues and learn about new resources, services and technologies to take back to their cities.

RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and RPMG Consultant June Catalano will address “Crisis Management for Cities – Modern Problems for a Modern World.” Focused on internal crises, the panel will explore strategic approaches to managing heightened scrutiny on cities’ internal operations, including public records requests, media inquiries and city council concerns regarding staff performance. They will present at 10:45 a.m.

RPMG Executive Director Nelson A. Fialho will partner with the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority to present “Walking the Line: Addressing Complaints Against Elected Officials.” The panel will discuss internal investigations, including inquiries, legal matters and best practices for navigating sensitive situations and provide guidance on handling complaints about elected officials’ alleged misconduct. He will present at 3:15 p.m.

RPLG, RPMG and RPPG will have a strong presence in Hollywood. RPMG Consultants Eric Figueroa and Wendy Sommer—as well as RPPG Managing Director Dane Hutchings, Directors of Government Affairs Sharon Gonsalves and Alyssa Silhi and Director of Grant Services Jake Whitaker—will attend sessions and connect with clients and colleagues.

RPLG practices throughout California, advising and advocating for public agencies, nonprofit entities, individuals and private entities in need of effective, responsive and creative legal solutions. The firm’s attorneys, management consultants and public policy experts provide services and solutions for most of the pressing needs and challenges facing local governments.