Kern County Employees' Retirement Association, Bakersfield, Calif., launched an RFP for fiduciary and/or tax-related legal services, according to the RFP.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips is KCERA's current fiduciary counsel, and Hanson Bridgett is the association's tax counsel, Gloria Dominguez, assistant executive director of the $2.8 billion pension fund, said in an e-mail.
“While we have had a successful relationship with both firms, the board of retirement decided to explore rotation options,” she wrote.
A PDF copy of the RFP is available from KCERA's website.
Responses are due at 5 p.m. PDT on March 31. Finalists will be notified by June 30.