ends in 2017
Michael Nelson “Mike” Feuer (born May 14, 1958) is an American politician and lawyer currently serving as the eighth Los Angeles City Attorney.
He was previously elected to three two-year terms in the California State Assembly, representing the 42nd Assembly District. He was elected in 2006 on the Democratic ticket, and reelected in 2008 and 2010.
Feuer served as a member of the Los Angeles City Council from 1995 to 2001, representing the 5th Council District. In 2001 he was a candidate for Los Angeles City Attorney. He placed first of four candidates in the primary for the nonpartisan office, but narrowly lost the runoff to Rocky Delgadillo. Prior to seeking office, Feuer served as executive director of Bet Tzedek Legal Services – The House of Justice and was a lawyer in private practice.
In September 2011, Feuer filed papers to initiate a second campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney, the same position he sought in 2001. Feuer defeated incumbent City Attorney Carmen Trutanich by a wide margin on May 21, 2013.