Brian A. Pierik
Partner - Ventura County
Brian Pierik joined the law firm of Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP in 1974 and has concentrated his practice in public law for the last 38 years. Mr. Pierik is a member of the firm's Public Law and Litigation Practice Groups.
Mr. Pierik is the City Attorney for the City of Camarillo, the City Attorney for the City of Atascadero, and the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Santa Clarita. Mr. Pierik has served as Special Counsel to over 30 cities, as well as several other public entities including counties, school districts, water districts, and special agencies. Mr. Pierik has advised public entities in a wide range of matters including issues relating to conflicts of interest, Brown Act, planning, contracts, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, redevelopment, environmental, public works, land use, growth control, election issues, employment law, civil rights, land movement, and other municipal matters.
Mr. Pierik has written and presented papers before the League of California Cities, the City Attorneys' Association of Los Angeles County, the California Specialized Training Institute, the Southern California Water Utilities Association, and the Public Works Officers Institute on several subjects including public contracts, public works projects, public entity liability, water law, and emergency management.