Poole & Shaffery, LLP, launched its newest practice area Tuesday to be headed by partner Hunt C. Braly, Esq.
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The law firm’s new practice area focuses on land use and governmental affairs and is currently based in Santa Clarita.
“We are excited to have Hunt join us as he will enable us to provide additional services to our existing clients, and I know he is looking forward to the additional resources that our firm can provide to his long-term clients,” said David S. Poole, Co-Founder of the firm.
“Mr. Braly is an excellent addition to our firm, and we believe that our clients will benefit from the breadth and depth of his experience,” said John H. Shaffery, Managing Partner of the firm. “He has built an outstanding professional reputation in land use and government affairs from Los Angeles to Sacramento and has achieved significant success on behalf of his clients.”
Braly brings a lot to the firm, according to a press release, including his strong relationships with local and state agencies and governments. The firm’s new partner is welcomed by the current co-founders, who have already provided representation in business litigation, employment counseling, business counseling, employment litigation, construction law, product liability, mediation, and more.
Poole & Shaffery’s firm focuses on giving hands-on attention while still living up to the expectations of a larger firm. Since being founded in 1998, the firm has experienced growth and now provides counsel from more than 20 attorneys in five offices throughout California, Braly included.
Braly served as Chief of Staff to California State Sen. Ed Davis from 1983 to 1992. He is a registered lobbyist in Los Angeles County, the City of Santa Clarita, and Sacramento.
The firm’s newest partner also assisted with the passage of legislation creating the Santa Clarita Woodland Park. His most recent work includes being involved in Habitat for Heroes.
“This is an exciting change for me,” said Braly. “Poole & Shaffery’s record of excellence is a highly motivating factor, and I’m looking forward to helping the firm build on that track record and reach into new areas of client service and advocacy, making the firm that much more valuable to the California businesses it serves.”
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Source: Santa Clarita News