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Kane Thuyen

Kane Thuyen

Senior Associate - Los Angeles

213.236.0600 t
213.236.2738 d
213.236.2700 f

email kthuyen@bwslaw.com
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Kane Thuyen is an attorney specializing in public law with experience representing numerous cities, county agencies, special districts, school districts, and nonprofit organizations in both an advisory and litigation capacity. 

In his advisory capacity, Kane has provided advice and opinions on various public law issues, including the Public Records Act, the Brown Act, the Government Claims Act, and the Political Reform Act, among others.  He also regularly serves as counsel during Planning Commission and City Council meetings.

In his litigation capacity, Kane has not only successfully defended governmental entities against writs of mandate and tort claims, but has also prosecuted code enforcement and criminal matters as a city prosecutor.

Kane regularly contributes to the League of California Cities as a Reviewer for the California Municipal Law Handbook. In addition, he contributes to the California Special Districts Association’s Brown Act Manual and California Public Records Act Manual.

Kane received his dual B.A. in History and in Legal Studies in 2004 from the University of California at Berkeley, and his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2008. 

During law school, Kane was a Note and Comment Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review.  He also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Margaret M. Morrow of the U.S. District Court – Central District of California.

Presentations

  • Advanced Training in the CA Public Records Act, California Special Districts Association, Webinar, April 11, 2018
  • Planning Commission 101, Client Presentation, April 2017
  • Public Business + Private Account = Public Record: Navigating the California Supreme Court's Landmark Public Records Act Decision , CaliforniaCityNews Webinar, March 2017
  • More...

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