ANTHONY H. TREMBLEY
Currently in his 33rd year of law practice, Tony Trembley is a partner in the firm’s Westlake Village office and a member of the Environmental and Public Law Group. Mr. Trembley's law practice encompasses both public agency and environmental law. Mr. Trembley holds an AV rating from Martindale.com, which is the highest peer review rating available from other members of the legal profession.
Mr. Trembley specializes in the general counsel representation of special districts in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. He possesses particular expertise in Brown Act, Public Records Act, conflicts of interest and other Board governance issues; public contracts, contract negotiations and advocacy; water and wastewater law; public works construction; public finance and business transactions; environmental; and legislative issues.
Mr. Trembley currently spends the majority of his time working with local public agencies in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties on a multitude of groundwater and surface water supply, conservation and regulatory issues; wastewater matters; and park and recreation issues.
Mr. Trembley is the former Chair (2002-2004) of the statewide Attorneys Committee for the California Association of Sanitation Agencies. In 2005, the Santa Barbara Chapter of the California Special Districts Association recognized Mr. Trembley for exemplary service to special districts in Santa Barbara County.
Mr. Trembley has also conducted numerous in-service seminars for special district and K-12 public school district clients in Brown Act, Public Records Act, conflicts of interest, pupil discipline and pupil records issues, and the school employee discipline process, and has taught several workshops at the invitation of the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools.
Mr. Trembley additionally specializes in environmental law, representing both public and private sector clients in wastewater and water quality matters; endangered species and fish and game issues; CEQA and land use; hazardous waste remediation and regulatory negotiations (with federal and state regulatory agencies); environmental compliance and audits; mold, methane and asbestos issues; Proposition 65 matters; and due diligence in real estate acquisition and disposition.
Mr. Trembley received his undergraduate education at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and the University of California, Davis. While in law school, he was an editor of the U.C. Davis Law Review (1982-1983) and author of “Alone Against The State: Lassiter v. Department of Social Services” (15 University of California Davis Law Review 1123, 1982). He also was a member of the school’s National Trial Competition Team.
Mr. Trembley is a former California Assembly Fellow for the California Legislature and executive assistant to a state legislator.
Mr. Trembley is a former Director and President of the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce, and has served in a leadership capacity for numerous nonprofit entities. He is currently on the Board of Directors and Vice Chair of Camarillo Hospice.