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Office of the City Attorney

City Attorney Mara W. Elliott
1200 Third Ave., Suite 1620
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-236-6220
Fax: 619-236-7215

City Attorney Mara W. Elliott serves as chief legal advisor to the Mayor, City Council, and all City departments, and as the City’s prosecutor. She defends City taxpayers in lawsuits, and protects residents and the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

She is an experienced public service lawyer who oversees a staff of legal professionals who handle over 20,000 misdemeanor cases and 200 new civil cases each year. She is the first woman and Latina to hold the Office.


Millions in Instacart Funds Ready for Distribution

If you worked for Instacart in California between 2015 and 2020, please watch this video and click on the button below for more information on how Instacart “shoppers” can receive compensation.

The funds come from a $46.5 million settlement of a lawsuit the City Attorney’s Office filed against the giant grocery shopping app four years ago.

The suit, brought on behalf of the People of the State of California, alleged that the San Francisco-based grocery delivery company misclassified its shoppers as independent contractors when they should have been considered employees.

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