Layla A. Sarwari

Partner, Ontario

Practice Summary

Layla Sarwari is a partner in Cole Huber’s Ontario office. Layla serves as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Canyon Lake and Assistant City Attorney for the City of Hemet. She previously served as Deputy City Attorney for the City of Riverside and Deputy County Counsel for Imperial County.

Layla has experience providing public agencies with strategic legal and regulatory advice on a broad range of matters, including airport operations, agriculture, behavioral health services, workforce development, fleet services, information technology, procurement, public works, social services, agency on aging, parks and recreation, finance, public safety, and community and economic development. She also advises on the Brown Act, the Public Record Act, conflicts of interest, and contract disputes.

Layla’s practice is primarily focused on planning, real estate, and affordable housing transactions.

Education and Admissions

Layla graduated from the Southern California Institute of Law and received her bachelor’s degree from California State University Fullerton. She is admitted to practice in California state courts and federal courts for the Southern District of California.

Up Close

Layla enjoys spending time with family and friends. With a deep appreciation for the simple joys in life, she loves savoring a good cup of coffee and exploring the art of interior design. An avid reader, Layla enjoys delving into a wide range of genres, with a particular fondness for autobiographies and personal development. Her love for traveling has taken her to many fascinating places, enriching her perspective and fueling her creativity. Whether she’s at home or on the go, Layla is always eager to embrace new experiences and create lasting memories.