Sacramento, CA – January 20, 2023 – Former Calaveras County Counsel Megan Stedtfeld joins Singleton Schreiber as Of Counsel, bringing her wealth of experience in litigation involving public entities with her. Megan has dedicated her legal career to representing public agencies and is a seasoned public servant, having also served as a former Assistant County Counsel for the County of Yolo as well.
Over the years, Megan has been highly involved with the emerging and evolving cannabis laws at the State and local levels, aiding in the drafting, implementation, and enforcement of multiple cannabis ordinances for both Calaveras and Yolo counties. She advised both public agencies through multiple states of emergency, including the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency response for housing, localized flooding, and debris flow occurrences, as well as being the lead in-house counsel in the litigation against PG&E related to the 2015 Butte Fire, resulting in a $25.4M settlement for Calaveras County.
She has experience in her previous role as County Counsel overseeing and managing the office and all civil matters for the county as well as representing the Board of Supervisors, and all subservient departments, administrators, committees, commissions, and task forces. She is also knowledgeable in local governance, including the Brown Act, Political Reform Act, Public Records Act, and other ethics and transparency laws.
“Megan is an exceptional addition to our already stellar roster of attorneys at Singleton Schreiber,” said Gerald Singleton, Managing Partner at Singleton Schreiber. “She will be joining our Public Entity team, bringing vast familiarity as a public servant within her legal career.”
“I have always admired Singleton Schreiber’s dedication to their clients as well as their ultimate goal of seeking justice for those who have been wronged,” said Ms. Stedtfeld. “I look forward to working with the firm to ensure that we fight to correct any wrongdoings our clients are faced with.”