AGC Law Firm
Southern California
13181 Crossroads Pkwy North
Suite 400 - West Tower
City of Industry, CA 91746
tel 562.699.5500 fax 562.692.2244
Northern California
6525 Washington Street Suite 12
P O Box 4016
Yountville, CA 94599
tel 707.944.0540 fax 707.944.0580
Gloria V. Ramirez
Senior Associate

Gloria V. Ramirez is a Senior Associate at Alvarez-Glasman & Colvin handling both transactional and litigation matters.

Ms. Ramirez currently serves as the Deputy City Attorney for the Cities of Pico Rivera, Commerce, Norwalk, and Chico. Ms. Ramirez also serves as Legal Counsel for the Planning Commissions for the Cities of Montebello and Huntington Park.

Ms. Ramirez advises public agencies, cities, and special districts on a wide range of municipal and public law issues. Her areas of focus include land use, environmental law, utilities, contracting, the Public Records Act, and the Brown Act. In her public law practice, Ms. Ramirez guides and assists clients in the intricate negotiation of public contracts, leases and license agreements; assists with land use entitlements, permitting and CEQA matters in urban development; advises on procurement issues; and crafts local regulations, including those related to telecommunications, zoning, purchasing, renewable energy and waste management.

Ms. Ramirez earned her Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School where she concentrated in water law, environmental regulation, land use, and general civil litigation. She also participated in the Southwestern Law Program in Vancouver, Canada where she studied transnational environmental legal issues at the University of British Columbia.

While in law school, Ms. Ramirez clerked for various public agencies, including the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office (Consumer Protection Division), the Office of the Los Angeles County Counsel (Property Division), and the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office (Department of Water and Power).

Ms. Ramirez earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Master of Arts Degree in Political Science from California State University, Los Angeles. She is fluent in Spanish.


  • Juris Doctor, Southwestern Law School (2017)
  • Master of Arts, Political Science, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, California State University, Los Angeles


  • California (2017)
  • United State District Court, Central District of California


  • Public Agency and Municipal Law
  • Utilities
  • Land Use
  • Environmental Law
  • Permitting and Regulations 
  • Public Records Act Compliance
  • Election Law and Initiative Process
  • Government Relations/Legislative Advocacy


  • California Lawyers Association (CLA) Environmental Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Latina Lawyers Bar Association