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Lisa Kranitz

Lisa Kranitz

Of Counsel

Lisa Kranitz joined Jones Mayer in January 2020. Ms. Kranitz is engaged in the practice of general municipal law, with an emphasis on land use, housing and CEQA. Ms. Krantiz served as the City Attorney for the City of Gardena from January 1995 to November 2001. She has also served as the Assistant City Attorney for the cities Gardena, La Verne, Bradbury, San Gabirel, Rosemead and Camarillo, and as general counsel for The Center for Water Education. Additionally, Ms. Krantiz has represented many private clients in various land use, zoning and CEQA matters.

Ms. Kranitz obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Southern California in 1985. Prior to pursuing her legal education, Ms. Kranitz obtained her undergraduate degree, Cum Laude, in Communication Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1982.

Practice Areas

  • Municipal Law
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • CEQA


  • University of Southern California, School of Law (J.D., 19865)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., Communication Studies, Cum Laude, 1982)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California (1985)
  • United States District Court (1985)
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1985)