Courage. Passion. Leadership.

Helping Local Government Thrive

Courage. Passion. Leadership.

Helping Local Government Thrive

Courage. Passion. Leadership.

Helping Local Government Thrive

Courage. Passion. Leadership.

Helping Local Government Thrive

Who We Are

Renne Public Management Group (RPMG) is a division of the Renne Public Law Group based in San Francisco. The firm’s attorneys, public policy experts, and management consultants provide services and solutions for most of the pressing needs and challenges facing local governments, special districts, and nonprofits.

Our firm is distinguished by our deep knowledge of – and commitment to – good governance practices, coupled with direct experience working with and for local governments. We help local governments of all sizes improve their effectiveness and achieve greater impact through a range of consulting services. Its team of consultants have completed organizational staffing and improvement projects in every type of local government service, including reviews of entire governments as well as selected studies of individual departments and functional activities.

We offer a balance of perspectives with a practitioner’s bias and a proven record of successful implementation. This experience gives us a sensitivity that produces positive outcomes. Each of our projects are individually tailored to the unique needs of the client.

Renne Public Management Group (RPMG) is the vehicle to help implement solutions by leveraging the skill of some of the most respected names in local government, in a broad array of disciplines.

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Our Team

Executive Team

Nelson Fialho
Executive Director, RPMG
Arthur Hartinger
Partner
Jonathan Holtzman
Partner
Louise Renne
Partner

Administrative Support

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Luke Jensen
Senior Management Analyst
Elsa Grandvoinet
Program Analyst
Nicholas Moore
Analyst

Consultants and Strategic Advisors

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Debra Gill
Consultant
Jannie Quinn Headshot
Jannie Quinn
Consultant
Dan Rich Head Shot
Dan Rich
Consultant
Bruce Rudd
Consultant
Wendy Sommer
Wendy Sommer
Consultant
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Eric Figueroa
Consultant
Donna Vaillancourt
Consultant
Kelly Bowers
Consultant
Drew Corbett
Consultant
June Catalano
Consultant
Kevin Duggan
Consultant
Joseph Gorton
Consultant
Jeremy Dennis
Consultant

Services

News

  • 2024 Public Law Fellowship Speakers

Distinguished Law and Public Sector Professionals to Speak at RPLG’s Fifth-annual Public Law Fellowship Program

April 17th, 2024|

Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) is excited to kick off its fifth-annual Public Law Fellowship Program. The cohort will soon immerse themselves in public law thought leadership and learning, with a stellar lineup of public sector and legal professionals. Over two weeks, the Fellowship’s panelists and presenters will address topical issues and challenges facing California communities, local governments and law practice.

  • E-Alert Sheetz v. County of El Dorado Legislatively Enacted Development Impact Fees Are Subject to the “Essential Nexus” and “Rough Proportionately” Standards Under the Takings Clause

Legislatively Enacted Development Impact Fees Are Subject to the “Essential Nexus” and “Rough Proportionately” Standards Under the Takings Clause

April 16th, 2024|

On April 12, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Sheetz v. County of El Dorado, holding that development impact fees established by local legislation are subject to the Nollan/Dolan standards under the Takings Clause. However, the Court declined to establish a test for evaluating the constitutionality of such development impact fees under those standards, leaving many questions unanswered and creating uncertainty for local governments in the creation of development impact fees.

RPLG Of Counsel Jim Ross to Attend County Counsels’ 2024 Civil Law and Litigation Conference

April 11th, 2024|

Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) Of Counsel Jim Ross is attending the 2024 County Counsels’ Association of California’s Civil Law and Litigation Conference, April 11 – 12 in Monterey. At the conference, public attorneys who provide legal advice and representation to California's 58 counties and other units of local government will discuss recent developments in civil law and litigation and share best practices and strategies to improve service to their communities.

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