Wendy H. Wiles
Wendy H. Wiles is a partner in the Firm and is in charge of the Firm’s litigation department. Ms. Wiles is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, as well as the United States District Court, Central District of California; the Unified States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Wiles has been an AV rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell since 1994. Ms. Wiles was selected for the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers in 2011 and was named as one of the Los Angeles’ Women Leaders in the Law in 2012.
Ms. Wiles has handled in excess of twenty appellate court cases and has successfully litigated numerous cases involving construction matters, environmental proceedings, school fee disputes, real property matters, condemnation and contract issues. Ms. Wiles has appeared before and testified at many legislative committee hearings on issues pertaining to education and is frequently a speaker on educational issues.
In addition to litigation, Ms. Wiles works with our school district and other public agency clients on general business matters including public bid disputes, reviewing and drafting public bid documentation, contract issues, redevelopment, construction matters and environmental proceedings. Ms. Wiles also handles facilities matters, including acquisition and sale of real property, construction of facilities, and compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, Public Contract Code, Government Code, and various administrative regulations.
Ms. Wiles received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance and Communication Theories from Pepperdine University in 1977 and her Juris Doctorate from Whittier College School of Law in 1980.