Bonifacio Bonny Garcia

Board President

Bonifacio Bonny Garcia is the managing partner and a founder of Garcia, Hernandez, Sawhney & Bermudez, LLP. Mr. Garcia specializes in negotiations, collective bargaining, labor and employment, complex litigation and strategic counseling and planning. Garcia has extensive experience representing governmental entities including cities, school districts, community college districts and special districts, throughout the state of California.

Garcia began his legal career as a commercial litigator and spent more than 16 years handling complex litigation and real estate matters. He currently serves as City Attorney of the City of Delano, Special Counsel to the Ventura County Community College District, Palmdale School District, Pasadena Unified School District, and the Delano Mosquito Abatement District among others. Mr. Garcia also serves as a chief labor negotiator for other school districts and local governments throughout California.

Garcia has the highest “AV Attorney” Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and competence, and in 2015 he was named “Top Lawyer – Labor and Employment” by Corporate Counsel Magazine, American Lawyer Magazine and National Law Journal. He sits on the Board of Trustees for the Catholic Charities of Los Angeles Inc., and for the Advancement Project, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. Garcia is a graduate of Harvard Law School.