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Partners, Sunny Soltani and Elena Gerli, are presenting at the 2021 League of CA Cities on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion!

A&W continues to retain and seek out diverse and talented individuals who reflect the people living and working in the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating, welcoming, and respecting our employees and clients for their uniqueness, and to create a work environment where they can bring their full authentic selves.

The presentation is dedicated to identifying and dismantling barriers to advancement, and to creating opportunities for all employees to reach their full potential.

Sunny Soltani is a senior partner and a founding member of the firm.  Sunny serves as the first female City Attorney to the City of Carson and is General Counsel to Carson Successor Agency, Carson Housing Authority, and the Carson Reclamation Authority.  She is also Special Counsel to the City of Cupertino.

Elena Gerli is Assistant City Attorney for the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, the City of Suisun City, and the City of La Cañada Flintridge, and provides legal services for the Puente Hills Habitat Preservation Authority, and special counsel services for the City of Culver City. Ms. Gerli is the current Treasurer for the City Attorneys Association of Los Angeles County.  She completed the Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program at Cornell University in November of 2020.