Meyers Nave Elevates Richard D. Pio Roda to Equity Principal
Meyers Nave is pleased to announce the elevation of Richard D. Pio Roda as an Equity Principal of the firm effective January 1, 2023.
Rich is a renowned expert in representing regional and local government entities in all facets of municipal law and litigation risk assessment. In this capacity, he serves as the City Attorney for the City of San Leandro; he acts as general counsel to various special districts and other public agencies in California; and he chairs Meyers Nave’s Public Law Group.
In addition to his regional and local government representations, Rich also acts as a strategic advisor to large, medium and small businesses seeking to successfully navigate the complex, government-regulatory landscape in California in areas of real estate law, technology transactions, procurement and contracts, healthcare and corporate law. Rich is also an active member, and past president of, the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California.
Managing Principal David Skinner explains that “Rich is not only a highly skilled and trusted advisor to our clients, but also leads by example with his great character and integrity.” David states that “Rich has been with us for 18 years. We are pleased and fortunate to have Rich become an owner of the firm.”
Rich adds that “Meyers Nave has been an exceptional match for me, both personally and professionally. I am honored to part of the firm’s dynamic history, its collaborative and inclusive culture, and its extremely dedicated and talented team.” Rich further states that “I am particularly excited to expand my leadership role at Meyers Nave as we continue to serve our valued clients, and as we chart our path for continued, long-term success.”