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Lozano Smith Names New Partner

Fresno, CA, (January 7, 2015) - Lozano Smith, LLP, one of California's leading education and public agency law firms, has promoted Darren Kameya to Partner. Mr. Kameya, based in Los Angeles, joins 22 other partners throughout the firm's eight offices.

Mr. Kameya joined Lozano Smith in 2007 and has served as co-chair of the Labor and Employment Practice Group since 2010. Mr. Kameya maintains an extensive practice in all aspects of labor and employment law. Mr. Kameya also counsels employers on a wide range of issues, including: disability and leave laws, discrimination issues, discipline and termination matters, labor negotiations and measures to avoid litigation.

Mr. Kameya is also a frequently requested presenter on labor and employment topics throughout California.

"Darren has established himself as a leading labor and employment attorney in Southern California, having advised and represented countless clients through the complexities of labor negotiations and personnel matters," said Karen Rezendes Tannehill, Managing Partner of Lozano Smith. "He focuses on partnering with clients to provide pragmatic legal advice and excellent client service. This greatly complements his passion for providing top quality legal representation to education and public agency employers as they navigate an ever-changing legal environment. We are confident that Lozano Smith and clients throughout the state will continue to greatly benefit with Darren serving in this new role."

Mr. Kameya serves as a pro bono arbitrator and mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court and volunteers for UCLA in various capacities. Mr. Kameya earned a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA and his J.D. from Fordham Law School.


About Lozano Smith
Lozano Smith is a full-service education and public agency law firm serving hundreds of California's K-12 and community college districts, universities, and numerous cities, counties, and special districts. The firm's expertise includes, but is not limited to, personnel matters, labor relations, technology, real property and construction matters, constitutional issues, special education, student discipline, school funding, charter schools, bond elections, governance, and litigation in all areas of representation. Lozano Smith has offices in 8 California locations: Fresno, Los Angeles, Monterey, Petaluma, Redding, Sacramento, San Diego and Walnut Creek. For more information about Lozano Smith or to see full attorney bios, visit or find us on Facebook or Twitter. You can also download the Lozano Smith App.