One of the leading law firms providing counsel to local public agencies sees a recent Attorney General’s opinion narrowing the scope of what may be discussed in closed sessions on real estate negotiations as a marketing opportunity. “While this limitation may appear to place additional constraints on local agencies,” the legal alert to clients and others concludes, “we believe most negotiation terms are, in fact, tied to price and terms of payment, and thus carefully drafted closed session memos and negotiation strategies will protect your agency from legal challenge. For more information on the real estate negotiations exception and how it may affect your agency, please contact your Best Best & Krieger attorney, Sonia Carvalho, Grover Trask, or an attorney in the firm’s Municipal, Special Districts or School Law practice groups.”