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

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.

April 17th, 2024|

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

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.

April 16th, 2024|

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

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.

April 11th, 2024|

Steve Cikes, Experienced Litigator, Elevated to RPLG Partner

Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) congratulations Steve Cikes on his promotion to partner as of January 1. Steve, who joined the firm in 2019, previously worked with Founding Partners Louise Renne and Jon Holtzman—who he credits as having been his mentors throughout his career—at Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai from 2005 to 2018. At RPLG, he primarily represents and advises public agencies on labor, employment and government law matters. He also represents the firm’s clients in affirmative, public interest litigation.

January 2nd, 2024|

Renne Public Policy Group Secures Over $100 Million in Grant Funding

Since its founding in June 2021, Renne Public Policy Group's (RPPG) grant writing practice has achieved remarkable success, securing over $116 million two years after signing their first service contract in September 2021. Their approach is client-centered and thoughtful, ensuring that each project is thoroughly vetted for competitive viability and that grant-seeking efforts are strategic. 

October 27th, 2023|
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