DeNatale, a partner in the firm's Bakersfield, Calif., office, joined the firm in 1981. He previously served as managing partner in the late 1980's and early 1990's and has been active in the management of the firm throughout his tenure with KDG. DeNatale focuses his practice on real property and eminent domain litigation, business and commercial litigation and family law.
Joseph D. Hughes will join DeNatale as the assistant managing partner of the firm, working with him to oversee all aspects of the firm's business. Hughes joined the firm in 2006. His practice concentrates on the areas of water and public agency law and trust litigation.
Together, DeNatale and Hughes will work alongside KDG's more than 40 highly skilled and experienced attorneys to continue to execute the firm's vision of providing client-focused, results-oriented legal representation to businesses and individuals in the Southern San Joaquin Valley.