Nancy J. Clark

Deputy County Counsel

Nancy J. Clark joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2000 and leads the Labor and Employment Law section.  She advises County departments regarding labor and employment law issues, and serves as primary legal counsel to the Probation Department and Employee Services Agency, including Human Resources, Benefits, and the Equal Opportunity Division.  Nancy represents the County before the County Personnel Board, private arbitrators, and the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), and has successfully resolved over one hundred employment disputes.   

Nancy’s professional expertise includes:

  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and medical leave laws
  • Equal opportunity and anti-discrimination laws
  • Employee classifications
  • Project labor agreements
  • Labor and employment litigation/arbitration
  • Discipline and discharge hearings/arbitrations
  • Public Employee Retirement System
  • Meyers-Milias-Brown Act
  • Workplace training
  • Constitutional rights of public sector employees
  • Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1992
  • University of Iowa, B.B.A., 1983

Prior Experience

  • Associate at Whitmore Johnson & Bolanos (now Liebert Cassidy Whitmore)
  • Associate at Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley

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