Hilda Cantú Montoy has dedicated her career to public agency law and gained an excellent statewide reputation in her field and in working with City Councils, governing boards, management, and staff of numerous public agencies. She offers a wealth of general counsel experience, broad public agency law knowledge, and the ability to provide the full range of public agency services. Ms. Cantú Montoy is service oriented, creative in finding solutions, and proactive in serving clients to minimize legal costs.
Ms. Cantú Montoy experience includes serving as in-house City Attorney for the City of Fresno for more than 10 years. Currently, she serves as the contract City Attorney for the Cities of Kerman and San Joaquin; General Counsel to the Selma-Kingsburg-Fowler County Sanitation District and the Oversight Board to the Successor Agency for the City of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency; and special counsel to various public agencies. Ms. Cantú Montoy special counsel work is broad, and includes workplace investigations, school district reorganizations, a Brown Act investigation, written legal opinions, election matters, legal advisor in administrative hearings, and representation of Oversight Boards to Successor Agencies involving the S.F. Forty Niners and the Oakland A’s.