Isaac Rosen

Associate

isaac.rosen@bbklaw.com

Tel: (213) 787-2564

Location(s)

At a Glance

Isaac advises public entities on transparency and open government requirements, including Public Records Act compliance.
 
For cities, he handles issues related to administrative citation programs, marijuana regulation and planning entitlements.
 
He previously worked for the San Luis Obispo City Attorney’s office.

Isaac Rosen advises public sector clients, including cities and special districts, on an array of transactional and advisory matters, including Public Records Act compliance. He is an associate in the Municipal Law practice group of Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Los Angeles office and a member of the firm’s ARC: Advanced Records Center, which provides comprehensive and cost-effective support for records-related matters, including CPRA request processing.
 
Isaac advises cities and other public entities on transparency and open government requirements, including the PRA, the Brown Act, and compliance with conflicts of interest and First Amendment law. He also assists clients in drafting and enforcing local laws relating to public health and safety, including administrative citation programs, marijuana regulation and planning entitlements and accessory dwelling units. In addition, he has cultivated and shared knowledge regarding emerging technologies, like transportation network companies, and how they interact with cities. Isaac’s clients find him to be gregarious and approachable, and they appreciate his professional, yet informal communication approach that fosters strong relationships. On his end, Isaac enjoys working collaboratively with city and agency staff on tangible projects that effect change at the local level and impact the community in a beneficial way. Isaac is chair of the League of California Cities’ Municipal Law Institute Committee.
 
Prior to joining BB&K, Isaac was an associate at Richards, Watson & Gershon and served as the deputy city attorney for the City of Artesia. He worked closely with the City Planning Commission’s director and staff, handling everything from litigation to public records requests to communications strategies. Isaac also worked closely with local police agencies. Previously Isaac worked in the San Luis Obispo City Attorney’s office.
 
While at the University of California, Hastings College of Law, he served as a senior staff editor for the Constitutional Law Quarterly. Isaac enjoys outdoor concerts, nonfiction and visiting his family and friends where he grew up in Maine. 
 
Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of Law, J.D.
  • The George Washington University, B.A. psychology, summa cum laude


Admissions

  • California
New Housing & Land Use, Local Government and Public Contracting Laws
Legal Alerts Jan 08, 2020

New Housing & Land Use, Local Government and Public Contracting Laws

Part 2: California Laws Impacting Public Agencies for 2020

New Election, Conflict of Interest, Firearm and Cannabis Laws
Legal Alerts Jan 07, 2020

New Election, Conflict of Interest, Firearm and Cannabis Laws

Part 1: California Laws Impacting Public Agencies for 2020

AB 571 Sets Default Candidate Contribution Limits for City and County Offices
Legal Alerts Oct 28, 2019

AB 571 Sets Default Candidate Contribution Limits for City and County Offices

FPPC Will Enforce Limits

California Paves Way for More ADUs
Legal Alerts Oct 16, 2019

California Paves Way for More ADUs

Part 5: New California Housing Laws

Citizens’ Initiative Power Cannot Intrude on Public Agency’s Express Authority
Legal Alerts Sep 05, 2019

Citizens’ Initiative Power Cannot Intrude on Public Agency’s Express Authority

Initiatives that Would Change County Government Structure Not Allowed, Calif. Appellate Court Rules

Tire Chalking Case Treads on Cities’ Parking Enforcement Techniques
Authored Articles & Publications Aug 14, 2019

Tire Chalking Case Treads on Cities’ Parking Enforcement Techniques

Isaac Rosen, Ryan Guiboa and Gary Schons Write About 6th Circuit Ruling in Law360

“Chalking” Vehicles is a Search Under the Fourth Amendment, Sixth Circuit Finds
Legal Alerts Apr 30, 2019

“Chalking” Vehicles is a Search Under the Fourth Amendment, Sixth Circuit Finds

Court Did Not Address Whether Chalking Violates the Right Against Unreasonable Searches

Simultaneous Federal and State Court Actions on Code Violations?
Legal Alerts Mar 25, 2019

Simultaneous Federal and State Court Actions on Code Violations?

Ninth Circuit Says Yes… In Rare Instances

AB 748: More Public Access to Body Camera Footage Under PRA
Legal Alerts Oct 08, 2018

AB 748: More Public Access to Body Camera Footage Under PRA

Amendment to California Law Gives Public Agencies More Responsibility to Provide Footage

Fire Protection Districts' Authority to Enforce State Fire Marshal Standards and Regulations Reiterated in California AG Opinion
Legal Alerts Aug 18, 2017

Fire Protection Districts' Authority to Enforce State Fire Marshal Standards and Regulations Reiterated in California AG Opinion

Local Agencies’ Broad Authority Emphasized

"AB 881 et al: ADU Laws," Daily Journal New Laws Supplement, Jan. 8, 2020

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