Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak



Practice Areas

For five decades, the attorneys of Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak have represented the interests of public agencies. Firm attorneys are serving or have served as contract City Attorney and special counsel for many different agencies.

Municipal Law

The attorneys in the LFAP Land group provide legal services covering the entire development cycle, including acquisition/sale, title review, environmental compliance, project entitlement, and dispute resolution.

Land Use and Development

California employers are under increasing attack from plaintiff/employee attorneys who focus their practice on employer challenges because of statutes which favor employees and allow the recovery of attorney’s fees. Regulatory agencies, more often than not, favor employees. LFAP’s attorneys are prepared to assist our business clients in avoiding such challenges and defending disputes that arise.


Phone: (760) 743-1201 x. 104

Email: JLP@LFAP.com

Ms. Paterno received her undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach, and her Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.  Nationally recognized in collegiate debate tournaments, Jacqueline was named Distinguished Advocate at California Western’s Appellate Competition.

Before joining Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak, Jacqueline specialized in management side employment law, and worked on large research grants and community service-based contracts at the San Diego State University Research Foundation.

She is a member of the State Bar of California.

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