Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak


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Engaging litigation attorneys in the early stages of any dispute is essential to reducing risk, managing expense, and reaching a desirable result. LFAP litigation attorneys recognize the strategic benefit of early resolution as well as determined advocacy. Our attorneys work closely with our clients to achieve their desired outcome while keeping the client advised of the potential cost and risk.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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

LFAP attorneys can help fashion practical agreements that lead to a successful close. LFAP attorneys can also review, draft, amend, or enforce leases for commercial properties, including AIR/CAR forms.

Property Acquisition/Sales/Leasing

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 Development

LFAP’s experience as counsel for both private landowners and public agencies in the San Diego region gives it unique expertise in the local rules, procedures, and personalities that can impact a property or project. 


The attorneys in the LFAP Land group understand the nuances of these state and local requirements as well as other factors such as conditions and exactions, the politics of public approval, and the financial consequences of development agreements, tax-sharing agreements, and reimbursement agreements.

Land Use

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.


Eminent domain – condemnation – is a highly technical area of law that presents unique challenges. The eminent domain attorneys at Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak are specialists who can provide expert guidance to public sector clients. This assistance extends to defense against inverse condemnation claims.

Eminent Domain

In the event that disputes arise concerning property rights, easements, licenses, boundary lines, title, or the use of the land, LFAP attorneys work closely with property owners and easement holders to achieve cost-effective and efficient resolutions

Real Property

The attorneys of LFAP have represented the interests of business, land-owner, and nonprofit clients for over four decades.


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