Seth Gruner

Municipal Analyst*

Tel: (213) 617-7497


At a Glance

Seth assists clients with Public Records Act requests and compliance.
He serves clients through ARC: Advanced Records Center.
Seth earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law.

Seth Gruner has more than 14 years of legal experience in the areas of corporate, employment, and patent law. He focuses on large, complex litigation document reviews and the California Public Records Act. He is a member of Best Best & Krieger LLP’s ARC: Advanced Records Center, providing comprehensive and cost-effective support for records-related matters, including CPRA request processing.
As a municipal analyst in the Municipal Law practice group, Seth works closely with the city manager and city clerk departments for the firm’s public agency clients. In conjunction with the attorneys at BB&K, Seth regularly assists public agency clients with records request responses, answers questions regarding disclosure of documents and reviewing and processing documents pursuant to requests for public records.
While in law school, Seth externed at the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Arthur Alarcon.  Outside of work, Seth is an all-around L.A. sports fan rooting for the Dodgers, Lakers and Rams.

*As a Municipal Analyst, Seth Gruner does not provide legal representation or advice for or to our clients.


  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D.
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A.

BB&K is helping public agencies navigate Public Records Act compliance with our new Advanced Records Center. Combining legal know-how with cutting-edge technology, ARC provides comprehensive and cost-effective support for all records-related matters, including PRA requests. To learn more, visit the ARC page or email