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Lozano Smith Announces Senior Counsel Promotions

Lozano Smith is pleased to announce the following attorneys have become Senior Counsel to the Firm. We invite you to learn more about each attorney and how they positively impact clients every day.

Janae D. Castellani specializes in labor and employment matters, including assisting clients through both certificated and classified employee discipline, and advising on the Brown Act, employee leave rights, negotiations, investigations and both CalPERS and CalSTRS retirement issues. Janae has received certification through ATIXA as a participant in Level 1 and Level 3 ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Trainings. In addition to daily counsel, Janae regularly presents workshops on behalf of several associations.

Jennifer Bradlee serves as co-chair of Lozano Smith's Public Finance Practice Area. She advises clients on a variety of transactional matters including facilities funding, public agency bonds, bond elections, public contracts, annexation, community facilities districts, lease-financings, taxation, and other business transactions. Jennifer is also a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.

Nick Clair primarily focuses on local government, and facilities and business issues for public agencies. He advises clients on a variety of transactional matters, including the Brown Act, California Public Records Act, Proposition 218, elections law, ethics, governance, financing, CEQA, and human resources. Nick also regularly presents on behalf of several statewide associations.