Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0463    Version: 1 Name: CA - Hurrell Cantrall amendment
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action: 5/3/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute a First Amendment to Agreement No. 35882, with the firm Hurrell Cantrall, LLP, to increase the amount by $125,000 for legal services in the matter entitled Christopher Williams vs. City of Long Beach, Case Number 2:19-cv-ODWAFM.
Sponsors: City Attorney
Attachments: 1. 050322-C-2sr.pdf
Related files: 35882_001

TITLE

Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute a First Amendment to Agreement No. 35882, with the firm Hurrell Cantrall, LLP, to increase the amount by $125,000 for legal services in the matter entitled Christopher Williams vs. City of Long Beach, Case Number 2:19-cv-ODWAFM.

 

DISCUSSION

The City Council is requested to authorize the City Manager to execute a First Amendment to the agreement with the law firm of Hurrell & Cantrall, LLP for legal services to defend the City of Long Beach in an employment lawsuit entitled Christopher Williams vs. City of Long Beach, Case Number 2:19-cv-ODWAFM. The amendment would authorize an additional $125,000 for litigation expenses incurred through trial, for a total of $425,000.

 

SUGGESTED ACTION

Approve recommendation.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

CHARLES PARKIN,

CITY ATTORNEY