For more than thirty years, Bertrand, Fox, Elliot, Osman & Wenzel has devoted its practice to the representation of public entities.  The firm represents its public entity clients throughout all state and federal courts in California.  Its clients include counties, cities, school districts and community colleges, police departments, water districts, flood control districts, special districts and public entity Joint Power Authorities (JPAs). The firm also represents a wide range of business clients in commercial litigation.  The firm is routinely retained to represent clients in high exposure and high profile matters, including police shootings, use of force and in-custody deaths, negligence and dangerous condition of public property claims involving serious injuries and fatalities, negligent supervision/abuse claims, employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, catastrophic fires, floods and landslides under inverse condemnation and related theories, ADA claims and business disputes.