Water & Public Agency Law

KDG is proud to have several dedicated and distinguished attorneys who practice public agency and water law, focusing specifically on the laws and regulations impacting public agencies and water for the benefit of the community. Our attorneys offer their expertise in areas such as water rights and transfers, water rights litigation, due diligence involving water issues, eminent domain, public contracts and contract bidding, Brown Act and conflict of interest compliance, and public agency employment and labor concerns. This is one of the fastest growing and most innovative practice areas and our attorneys strive to provide quality, comprehensive, and professional service necessary to ensure our clients get the legal, political, and financial solutions they need to ensure their success in this complex and evolving field.

Joseph D. Hughes is the leader of our water and public agency practice group. The team of lawyers he heads is dedicated to providing quality representation and responsive client service. We have offices in Bakersfield, San Diego and Fresno, to serve you.

Joseph D. Hughes, Partner
Dennis Mullins, Partner
Ravi S. Patel, Associate