Business And Government

Contact the BGS Team:

Phone: (213) 241-7600

Fax: (213) 241-3316


Chief Business & Compliance Counsel:

Gregory L. McNair

Assoc. General Counsel II

 Mission Statement

Our team of legal and support professionals is fully committed to providing outstanding  and timely legal advice and representation regarding the full range of legal issues and disputes that confront our clients who are responsible for the efficient operation and governance  of our schools.  We help our clients navigate legal issues in such a way that the District’s human and financial resources can be focused to the greatest extent possible on the support the District’s core mission of educating all students to their maximum potential. 


Our Services

We provide advice, counsel and representation on various issues including, but not limited to:

  • The Brown Act and Conflicts of Interest
  • Contract drafting, negotiation, review, and dispute resolution
  • Procurement practices, including public bidding laws
  • Contract and Tort Claims
  • Insurance and Indemnification requirements
  • School Finance
  • Internet Security
  • Copyright and other Intellectual Property matters.
  • Document Retention
  • Public Records Act requests

We also provide direct support to schools regarding business and risk management matters.


Our Clients

Business Services Division
Board of Education
Chief Operating Officer
Information Technology Division (ITD)
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Office of Government Relations
Risk Management and Insurance Services
School Police Department
 Frequently Asked Questions