Office of Mayor William Peduto
Law & Ethics Transition Team

About the Team

The Law & Ethics Transition Team, chaired by Solicitor and Chief Legal Officer Lourdes Sanchez Ridge, was charged with offering recommendations to foster a culture of respect for the rule of law and ethics across all functions of city government.

The team focused on the following areas:

  • Improving hiring, training, and promotion practices.
  • Enhancing policies and procedures for preventing legal issues and liability.
  • Strengthening ethics laws, enforcement procedures, and penalties.
  • Adopting best practices for contracts and procurement.
  • Improving access to legal advice across city departments.

Recommendation Documents

The Office of Mayor William Peduto
512 City County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-255-2626

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