Morgan L. Foley | Member

Morgan L. Foley is the City Attorney for the Cities of El Cajon and Poway and the former Coronado City Attorney. He is also General Counsel for the Borrego Water District.

Morgan Foley

Morgan L. Foley

From 1985 to April of 1998 Morgan was in private practice in Visalia, California, specializing in municipal law. Prior to relocating his practice to El Cajon he served as the City Attorney for the City of Porterville (1990-1998) and the City of Visalia (1996-1998).

Morgan has represented municipalities and special districts in California since 1985. He represents the firm’s municipal clients, and other public agency clients in California, in municipal finance matters. He represented the City of El Cajon in one of the first cases in California applying the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (“RLUIPA”), Foothills Christian Ministries, etc. v. City of El Cajon, etc., et al., U.S.D.C. (So. Dist. Cal.) Case No. 01- CV 1197 JM (JAH).

Morgan is active in the legal community and has presented topics relating to municipal law at the League of California Cities and other continuing education seminars. He has also served on the League of California Cities’ Legal Advocacy Committee, is currently the Co-chairperson of the Public Records Act Committee for the League of California Cities, and is a past President of the City Attorneys Association of San Diego County.


  • University of Santa Clara, J.D., 1985
  • University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1981


  • California State Bar
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Foothills Bar Association
  • American Bar Association