Patrick T. Donegan


Tel: (310) 220-2172


At a Glance

Patrick provides a range of experience and advice to city clients.
He represents coastal jurisdictions in California Coastal Act compliance.
Patrick has defended against CEQA challenges for major developments.

Prior to joining Best Best & Krieger LLP, Patrick Donegan practiced at Jenkins & Hogin LLP. Patrick handles a variety of issues that arise for municipalities and public agencies. For example, he assists in developing sign regulations, was involved in environmental litigation for a major development in the City of Los Angeles, defended a local ordinance regulating short-term vacation rentals and represented a local agency in litigation regarding status and scope of the California Coastal Act.
He was previously a member of the Government and Regulatory Law group at Rutan & Tucker, LLP in Orange County,  where he represented cities and public agencies in a variety of matters.
Patrick is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., law and society


  • California

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