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Randolph Hom is a senior counsel at Orbach Huff & Henderson and has spent his entire career representing and advising public entities.

Randy began as one of the State Bar’s own trial counsel before spending over two decades serving in various City Attorney roles.

Randy has served in the City Attorney’s office for the Cities of Los Angeles, Hayward, San Jose, Merced, Cupertino and Fremont. He has gained a wealth of experience working with city officials, departments, and public safety agencies. During his tenure, Randy has advised and represented public entities both as a plaintiff and defendant. On the defense side, Randy became a specialist in many areas that confront public agencies including tort defense, dangerous condition of public property and the design immunity doctrine, civil rights defense, police misconduct, consent decrees and employment litigation.

Randy also has special expertise and has advised clients on the Brown Act and the Public Records Act, ethics, insurance coverage and risk management. He frequently litigates in any number of areas including torts, civil rights defense, inverse condemnation, takings and other land use litigation. He advises on and defends his clients on issues under the First, Fourth, Eighth, and 14th Amendments.

  • Employment and Personnel
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Governance of Public Entities
  • Civil Rights
  • Police Services

Randy received a B.A. in Political Science/Economics from University of California, Berkeley in 1985, followed by earning his J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1990.