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California Supreme Court

Dec. 7, 2018

Pinching Pensions

The California Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday as to what latitude the state has to revise or reduce public employee pensions. The fight is one of several percolating up the courts over 2013 cost-cutting measures. Amici Dan Kolkey (Gibson Dunn, formerly 3DCA) and David Mastagni (Mastagni Holstedt) offer competing views.

Daniel M. Kolkey

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP (ret.)


Daniel was counsel to Gov. Pete Wilson, a negotiator for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, and a former associate justice of the California 3rd District Court of Appeal.

David E. Mastagni

Partner, Mastagni Holstedt APC

1912 I Street
Sacramento , CA 95811

Phone: 916-446-4692



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