Amy Rodes assists cities with all aspects of municipal law, including planning and land use issues, contracting, Public Records Act compliance, code enforcement, and litigation avoidance. She is an associate attorney in the Municipal Law and Litigation practice groups of Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Los Angeles office. She serves as a deputy city attorney for several California cities.
Amy also represents public clients in a wide range of litigation matters. She has represented clients in clean-up or damages actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, nuisance law, and trespass law. She also litigates public construction disputes and civil rights defense.
Amy graduated from Notre Dame Law School where she was the managing editor of the Notre Dame Journal of Legislation. While in law school, she interned in the South Bend, Indiana city attorney’s office. She earned her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Albion College in Michigan with majors in History and Economics, and a concentration in Public Policy from the Gerald. R. Ford Institute of Public Policy and Service.
Amy is a native of Muskegon, Michigan and currently resides in Playa Vista, California with her husband and daughter.