Lindsey F. Zwicker is an Associate in Lozano Smith’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Zwicker represents public agencies in numerous areas of law, including real estate, land use, municipal finance and tax law, public contracting, labor and employment law, code enforcement, elections, and regulatory compliance.
Ms. Zwicker advises local and regional government agencies on a broad range of issues. She routinely drafts and negotiates vendor and real estate contracts and development agreements, and drafts municipal ordinances and resolutions for clients. She provides legal counsel during city council and planning commission meetings, advising clients on adherence to open meeting and conflicts of interest laws.
She has extensive public policy experience, including providing legal assistance to legislators at the local, state, and federal levels, policy makers, activists and public officials, including law enforcement and government attorneys, in developing legislation in a number of areas including public safety and public health.
Ms. Zwicker received her Bachelors of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was awarded her Juris Doctor and Master of Public Policy degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles Schools of Law and Public Affairs. While in law school, she was the Editor-in-Chief of the UCLA Women’s Law Journal
May 2020Number 34On January 28, 2020, the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District revived a former California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer’s claims that he was forced to quit because he is openly gay. In Brome v. California Highway Patrol, the Court of Appeal held that a workers’ compensation claim could extend the statute of limitations for filing a complaint of discrimination and that an industrial disability retirement could still be considered a constructiv...