Edward (Ed) Low is a seasoned municipal law litigator, focusing his practice on real property litigation, revenue and taxation, condemnation/eminent domain, free speech and right to petition under the state and federal constitutions, the Ralph M. Brown Act, and the California Public Records Act. He has also litigated matters pertaining to historic preservation, charter city “home rule” under the California Constitution, redevelopment, quiet title, and issues arising under the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg (“LAFCo”) Act.
In addition to his litigation practice, Ed advises local agencies in connection with the transfer of property for a variety of public projects, including local agency workforce housing, storm drain and bio-retention basin improvements, retail electric distribution, solar power generation facilities, highway and road realignment, the California High Speed Rail Project, and local light rail systems.
Before joining the firm, Ed was an associate in the San Francisco and Oakland offices of Dentons US LLP (f/k/a Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, LLP) and practiced in the commercial litigation group.
Ed earned his B.A. in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York City.