People in business: Michael G. Colantuono receives honor

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The Daily Journal, California’s leading legal newspaper, released its annual list of the Top 25 Municipal Lawyers in California. Auburn City Attorney Michael G. Colantuono was named for the second year in a row. Sandra J. Levin, Colantuono’s law partner, was named as well.

“Recognition by the Daily Journal as one of the Top 25 Municipal Lawyers in California is a great honor and especially so to have two of our 14 lawyers recognized at the same time,” Colantuono said in a press release.

Colantuono and his firm, Colantuono & Levin, PC, serves provide legal services to the cities of Auburn, Barstow, Calabasas, Grass Valley, La Habra Heights, Los Alamitos and Sierra Madre; and many other counties, cities and special districts as special counsel. He is a past president of the City Attorneys Department of the League of California Cities and the State Bar named him the Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year in 2010. He also serves as a trustee of the California State Bar.