Wesley Dodd

Deputy County Counsel

Wesley Dodd joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2019. As a member of the Office’s Health and Hospital Team, Wesley represents the County’s hospitals and community health clinics, Valley Health Plan, and the Emergency Medical Services Agency, providing advice on a wide variety of matters primarily related to compliance, health care and managed care contracting, privacy and data security, and technology licensing. Before joining the Office, Wesley was an associate at Ropes & Gray, LLP in the Health Care practice group.

Wesley’s professional expertise includes:

  • Complex health care transactions
  • Privacy and data security
  • Fraud, waste, and abuse compliance
  • Managed care contracting and compliance
  • Technology and software licensing


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2016
    • Editor in Chief, Santa Clara Law Review
    • Public Policy Research Fellow, Panetta Institute for Public Policy
  • California State University, Fresno, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 2013

Prior Experience

  • Associate at Ropes & Gray, LLP (2016-2019)

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