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Public Records, Privacy and Sensitive Security

Having represented well over 50 different public entities, DPMC attorneys are well acquainted with the requirements of the California Public Records Act (“CPRA”) with matters numbering in the thousands. DPMC frequently assists:

  • Cities
  • Water districts
  • Community college districts
  • K-12 school districts
  • Redevelopment successor agencies
  • Public-benefit corporations

to balance the CPRA’s disclosure obligation with the agency’s legitimate confidentiality and security needs as well as the obligation to maintain privacy rights of others including:

  • Personnel matters
  • Personal financial information
  • Personal health information
  • Contracting
  • Property purchases

DPMC attorneys employ oversight best practices to comply with security obligations and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. The firm is attuned to other privacy laws found in the workplace such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.