rwgCandice K. Lee
Candice K. LeeShareholderLos Angeles







Candice K. Lee is a shareholder in the Public Agency and Municipal Law Department at Richards, Watson & Gershon. Ms. Lee has more than 10 years experience in local government law. Ms. Lee currently is City Attorney for the Cities of Agoura Hills and Covina and Assistant City Attorney for the City of Temecula. She also serves as counsel for a number of joint powers authorities. She previously served as Assistant City Attorney for the Cities of Agoura Hills and Artesia.

Ms. Lee advises public law clients on a variety of public law issues, including land use, planning, contracts, development impact fees, public works projects, the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, the Subdivision Map Act, and CEQA. Ms. Lee also works with municipal clients on stormwater (MS4) regulation and environmental compliance matters relating to the Clean Water Act and the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act.

Ms. Lee was a summer associate at RW&G in 2002, and joined RW&G as an associate in 2003.

Ms. Lee obtained her law degree from the UC Davis School of Law, where she served as Senior Notes and Comments Editor of the UC Davis Law Review. During law school, she was a teaching assistant in the Legal Writing program at the UC Davis School of Law and participated in the King Hall Pro Bono Program. Ms. Lee served as an extern for the Honorable Harry Pregerson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in 2001.


B.A., summa cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999
J.D., University of California, Davis, School of Law, 2003

Practice Areas

E-Documents and Public Records
Land Use, Planning, Zoning and Subdivision Map Act
Public Agency and Municipal Law
Public Works