Anthony D. Amara
Anthony D. Amara is an Associate in Meyers Nave’s Municipal and Special District Law Practice Group. His practice focuses on assisting cities and other public agencies in resolving a variety of municipal and land use matters. Anthony has experience with Political Reform Act compliance, Brown Act, Public Records Act, code enforcement, land use and planning, and related general municipal work. He also has extensive experience with advising clients on State cannabis laws and regulations. Anthony previously worked as an Associate for another law firm that specializes in municipal and special district law.
While attending law school, Anthony worked as an intern with the transactional division of the San Jose City Attorney’s Office. He also participated in a fellowship at the Panetta Institute. The fellowship focused on research and writing relating to national topics, presenting public policy proposals to the Institute, and learning from the Panetta Institute staff, including former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
After graduating from the University of California, Davis, Anthony returned to Sacramento as a clerk for the Law Office of Joseph W. Carroll, while simultaneously interning for California State Assemblyman Brian Maienschein. This background is what motived Anthony to pursue law school and specialize in public law work.
Honors and Awards
- Northern California Rising Stars list: State, Local & Municipal Law, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2021-2022
- Santa Clara University School of LawJD, 2019
- University of California at DavisBA, 2015