City Attorney

The City Attorney performs legal services for the City with the exception of criminal prosecutions, which are handled by a City Prosecutor under contract with the City.


Steven N. Skolnik, City Attorney

Steve Skolnik has been the City Attorney for the City of Santa Fe Springs since 1986. He also has worked for many other cities during his legal career, and is currently the City Attorney for the City of Lakewood.

Steve has been a member of Los Angeles County Bar Association committees for more than 20 years. He is an accomplished municipal trial lawyer, having completed over 40 trials to jury verdicts. He also argued more than 20 cases before state appellate courts, with three decisions published as legal precedent.

Steve received his Undergraduate Degree from the University of California at Berkeley; his Law Degree from Southwestern University. He has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1979.

Steve has specialized in representing local governmental entities throughout his entire legal career.


If you would like additional information regarding the City Attorney, please contact the
City Manager's Office at (562) 868-0511, ext. 7510.