Deborah R. Hakman is a senior attorney
in the Public Law Department at Richards, Watson & Gershon.
Over the years, Ms. Hakman has advised public clients on a variety
of public law issues. Ms. Hakman is currently an Assistant City
Attorney for the City of Beverly Hills, specializing in the negotiation
and drafting of all types of contracts. She provides advisory services
to various departments of the City in a variety of public law areas.
Ms. Hakman's law school accomplishments include Member and Editor
of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative
Law Journal, 1986 - 1988. Ms. Hakman received her J.D. from
Loyola Marymount University in 1988, where she was a St. Thomas
Moore Law Honor Society and an American Jurisprudence Award recipient.
She is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.