Terence Boga is a shareholder in the Public Law Department. Mr. Boga serves as General Counsel for the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority and as City Attorney for the City of Westlake Village. He previously has served as General Counsel for the Antelope Valley Transit Authority; as Assistant City Attorney and Planning Commission Counsel for the Cities of Barstow, Carson, Norwalk, and Seal Beach; and as Civil Service Commission Counsel for the City of Torrance.
Mr. Boga has provided transactional advice on the entitlement and development of a number of multi-million dollar, high-profile projects in Southern California. These include a regional intermodal transit center and a replacement passenger terminal at the Hollywood Burbank Airport, as well as a 19-acre community park in Westlake Village.
Mr. Boga has been appointed to leadership positions in organizations that promote public agency interests. Currently, he is a Regional Vice President of the International Municipal Lawyers Association and a member of the League of California Cities' Fair Political Practices Policy Committee. He previously served on the League's Transportation, Communication, and Public Works Policy Committee. Mr. Boga also is a Past Chair of the Executive Committee of the Public Law Section of the State Bar of California. During his term on the Executive Committee, he was editor of the Section's quarterly publication Public Law Journal and he conceived, obtained grant funding for, and was editor-in-chief of the Section's consumer pamphlet How Government Works: An Introduction to Local and Regional Public Agencies in California.
Mr. Boga is a renowned commentator on legal matters related to airports and cities. He has written articles for a variety of periodicals including Airport Revenue News, Communications Lawyer, Los Angeles Lawyer, Municipal Lawyer, Planning Commissioners Journal, and Western City. He is a former author and reviewer for the Municipal Law Handbook published by the League of California Cities. Additionally, he was a consultant on the two-volume California Land Use Practice treatise published by the Continuing Education of the Bar.
A.B., cum laude, Princeton University, 1991
J.D., Harvard Law