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Elizabeth G. Pianca
Elizabeth Pianca is a member of our Public Law Practice Group.
She is currently the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Cotati.
Prior to joining Meyers Nave, she clerked at the Katherine & George Alexander Community Law Center in San Jose and the Office of the California Attorney General in Oakland.
Having served as the state policy analyst with the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C., Elizabeth handled state policy issues, including the preservation of historic schools, state tax incentives and building codes for historic preservation.
Her research findings have been published by the National Trust and presented at the National Trust's annual conference, the American Planning Association's national conference and at community meetings throughout the United States.
Elizabeth received her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law and her B.A. in Urban Studies from Stanford University.
While in law school, she was the managing editor of the Santa Clara Law Review and president of the Environmental Law Society.
As an undergraduate, she was chair of Stanford in Government, a student-run organization dedicated to raising awareness among Stanford undergraduates about politics, government and civic engagement.
Elizabeth is a member of the legal honor society Phi Delta Phi and the Stanford Alumni Association.
is a 2004-2005 pupil of the Honorable William A. Ingram American Inn of Court.
is a recipient of several awards, including the Witkins Award
for Academic Excellence in Social Justice, the CALI and Witkins Award
for Academic Excellence in Labor Law, the Richard S. Rosenberg Labor Law Prize, Top 10 Finisher in the 2004 Student Environmental Negotiations Competition sponsored by the State Bar of California
, and a Certificate of Excellence in Legal Analysis, Research & Writing.
Elizabeth is a former John Gardner Public Service Fellow.
Elizabeth's law review comment, "Protecting American Indian Sacred Sites on Federal Lands" was published in the Santa Clara Law Review
, 45 Santa Clara L. Rev. 461 (2005), and she
published "Interpretation and Application of SWANCC in 2003-2004" in the January 2005 edition of the American Bar Association's
Water Quality and Wetlands Committee Newsletter.
Location: Santa Rosa
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The city of Cotati named Richard ...
The city of Cotati named Richard Rudnansky as city attorney and Elizabeth Pianca as assistant city attorney.
...Ms. Pianca is also an attorney with Meyers Nave.
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Elizabeth Pianca, Research Associate for the State & Local Policy Program at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, DC, is writing an article on public opinion surveys pertaining to Smart Growth, sprawl, and growth management.The article will appear in the May/June edition of Forum Newsletter, a newsletter published by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The article will provide an overview of the public opinion surveys on Smart Growth
, sprawl, and growth management that have been conducted at the local, regional, and state levels within the past two years.
If you are aware of any such surveys please contact Elizabeth Pianca
by phone at 202-588-6322 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.She
would appreciate any leads by March 3.
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Please join us for a complimentary breakfast and seminar with Election Law attorneys, Elizabeth Pianca, Heather Kenny, and Sky Woodruff, who will discuss a variety of issues dealing with elections, focusing on practical advice to help prepare you, so you know what to expect, what to do and how to answer questions as we approach Election 2008.
...Elizabeth Pianca: Elizabeth is a member of Meyers Nave's Public Law Practice Group and Public Contract and Construction Group in our Santa Rosa office.She
represents public agency clients in the Brown Act, the California Public Records Act, the Political Reform Act, elections law, medical marijuana, first amendment issues, historic preservation, and public contracts.She
also represents public clients in court on discovery motions, code enforcement actions, and weapons confiscation petitions.