The Institute Partner Program provides a great opportunity to demonstrate an organization’s commitment to good governance at the local level and connect with and engage local decision-makers. The Institute’s Partner Program provides ILG the opportunity to publicly thank our supporters through our website, events and resources that support local officials and staff.
Platinum Level Partners $15,000
Aleshire & Wynder, LLP provides legal representation to local communities throughout California. Their attorneys have been loyally serving public agencies for over 35 years. As a full service law firm, they handle all aspects of their clients’ needs and provide innovative, ethical and cost-effective solutions.
For more than eighty years, Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP has served the public agencies and private business entities of California. Today, with over one hundred attorneys and nine offices throughout California, we are fully prepared to meet your legal needs. Their clients value not only their expertise and efficiency, but also their integrity and responsiveness.
Liebert Cassidy Whitmore was founded in 1980 by attorneys, who had extensive experience in, and a passion for, representing public sector management in the areas of employment law and labor relations. Over the years they grew that practice to become one of California’s preeminent public management employment law firm. Some years ago they added an education law specialty to their practice to meet the needs of their school and college clients.
Renne Public Law Group® LLC practices throughout California, advocating for and defending local public agencies and nonprofit entities, and representing a diverse group of individual clients and private entities who are in need of effective, responsive and ethical legal assistance.
Waymo stands for a new way forward in mobility. They are a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Since their founding in California in 2009, they’ve been determined to improve transportation for people around the world, building on software and sensor technology developed in Google’s labs.
BB&K is comprised of highly regarded lawyers focusing on virtually all practices of law. The firm serves as city attorney to more than 30 cities across California and as general and special counsel to special districts that focus on water, transportation, regional planning and resource conservation. Their lawyers have been helping businesses, from local to international, achieve their goals for more than 100 years.
Hanson Bridgett has been serving clients since 1958, they are well known in Northern California and have earned a national reputation in many of their practice areas. They are a certified B Corp and are socially responsible members of their communities. The firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, charitable giving, pro-bono legal work and hands-on service. They are a dedicated green business and strive to make sustainable choices for all of our business decisions.
J Wallin Opinion Research’s approach opinion research with purpose. They believe that data is useful only insofar as it is clearly actionable. Their work supports data-driven decisions and messaging strategies. Their research applies the right tool for the right situation (polling, focus groups, online/mobile research etc.), leveraging proven methodologies combined with years of expertise determining core drivers of human opinions, expectations and behavior. They distill complex social and issue landscapes to reveal clear strategies to success, and are firm believers that research must deliver not only a distinct return on investment, but behave as a force-multiplier for a strategy team, yielding accurate information, identifying groups with shared opinions and revealing how to move opinions and behaviors.
They work with government clients on ballot measures and elections, rate structures and new revenues, budget prioritization, new product and service development, infrastructure (energy, water/wastewater/storm water, sanitation, etc.), development, technology, healthcare, branding, crisis communications and more.
Founded in 1983, HdL supports local government operations by delivering increased tax revenues, accurate management data for more informed decisions, expert economic analysis, and innovative software solutions. HdL’s team of professionals specialize in sales, use and transactions taxes, property taxes, business license fees, transient occupancy taxes (TOT), short-term rental compliance, marijuana regulation and taxation and economic development. The firm currently serves over 400 local government agencies in six states and has recovered more than $2 billion in revenue for client agencies.
Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard is a full-service law firm with offices in both Northern and Southern California. One of the firm’s many unique qualities is our representation of both public and private clients which provides our attorneys with valuable perspective and enables us to foresee potential issues before they arise, to be proactive and outsmart opposing counsel. Having both practices under one roof allows us to collaborate and to improve our clients’ best chance of success
Mintier Harnish is a consulting firm specializing in planning, development, land use, and environmental issues. Since their founding in 1985, they have served more than 160 public agencies, law firms, organizations, and companies. Their mission is to help public agencies, residents, businesses, and other stakeholders plan their communities and improve their quality of life through solid research, community involvement, innovation, and policy leadership.
Trane is a multinational organization supporting customers in all aspects of built environment systems including HVAC equipment, controls, service and energy contracting and consulting. As an Energy Services Company (ESCO) Trane works closely with local government, schools and other municipals to fund and implement deferred maintenance improvements through guaranteed operational savings. In partnership with Trane our clients successfully address their energy infrastructure challenges to improve their overall objectives, whether it’s educating students, providing necessary municipal services to our communities, or just improving the sustainability of their organization
Led by former League of California Cities President Jim Madaffer, Madaffer Enterprises is a full-service public affairs, business consulting and communications firm that provides tailored, strategic, community and governmental outreach campaigns to help its clients accomplish their goals. By focusing on building and managing mutually beneficial relationships with key stakeholders, Madaffer Enterprises helps its diverse clients – from multi-national corporations to start-ups – successfully navigate the complex political, regulatory and media landscapes in jurisdictions throughout California.
FlashVote is a breakthrough service for any local government to find out what their community really wants and needs, whenever they want. FlashVote makes scientific survey data over 90% easier, faster and cheaper for governments, so representative public input and guidance can become a core part of government operations. Citizens love FlashVote because participation is always fast and convenient for them. Citizens have exceptional levels of participation and trust in FlashVote because we are independent from governments and do thorough non-partisan quality control. Governments love FlashVote because it helps them make better decisions that make citizens happier and build public trust.
For more information about becoming an Institute partner, contact Melissa Kuehne (916) 658-8202 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also fill out the application below and become an Institute Partner today!
Kaufman Legal Group offers a full spectrum of legal services connected to the political process at the federal, state and local levels. The firm’s clients include elected officials, candidates, ballot measure campaigns, corporations, labor unions, trade associations, non-profits, major donors, political parties, PACs, lobbyists, and government agencies. Whether working with a Fortune 500 company or a grass-roots initiative campaign, the Kaufman team believes in a collaborative and thoughtful approach that provides individualized solutions to difficult issues.