Peter Y. Sumulong is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Walnut Creek Office. Mr. Sumulong advises public agencies in a wide-variety of facilities and business issues and conducts workplace investigations.
Mr. Sumulong assists public agencies with a variety of real property issues including sale and lease transactions, land use and zoning issues, CEQA analysis, and surplus property requirements. Mr. Sumulong is experienced in reviewing and providing advice to public agencies relating to business, services, and construction contracts. Mr. Sumulong drafts contracts for public agencies with contractors, design professionals, construction managers, and labor organizations.
Mr. Sumulong also assists public agencies in investigating complaints for issues such as workplace misconduct, harassment, and discrimination. Mr. Sumulong is experienced in conducting fact-finding interviews and drafting investigative reports.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Mr. Sumulong worked as in-house counsel for a construction company in the Bay Area, where he reviewed and negotiated terms of contracts; helped direct the company's pending litigation, and provided guidance on corporate legal matters. Mr. Sumulong's previous practice experience includes defense of public entities in personal injury matters and defense of subcontractors and developers in construction defect matters. Mr. Sumulong is skilled in motion practice and written discovery.
Before embarking on the practice of law, Mr. Sumulong worked as a television sports anchor, reporter, and producer for various media entities throughout the Western states.
Mr. Sumulong received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law, where he was a member of the Pro Bono Honors Society. Mr. Sumulong earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley.