James N. McCann is Senior Counsel in Lozano Smith's Fresno Office. Mr. McCann provides a variety of services to the firm's clients, with a focus on public labor and employment, privacy and data security, and election law.
Mr. McCann serves as Deputy County Counsel for the County of Madera in addition to representing municipal and school clients of the firm in various capacities. Mr. McCann has experience defending clients in administrative hearings and regularly advises clients on a wide range of transactional legal issues including labor negotiations, employee investigations and disciplinary matters, voting rights issues, public finance considerations, and contract negotiations. Mr. McCann has additional experience in information privacy and has assisted firm clients in responding to data security incidents, including compliance with breach notification obligations.
Mr. McCann earned his Juris Doctor from San Joaquin College of Law, and was recipient of the Witkin Award. In addition, Mr. McCann received his M.A. in Conflict Resolution from Fresno Pacific University and his B.A. from California State University, Fresno.
Mr. McCann serves on multiple religious non-profit boards.