Heather Fuchs represents California school districts, community college districts, and county offices of education in general education law and employment law matters. Ms. Fuchs provides advice and counsel and conducts prompt, thorough, and impartial investigations regarding allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employee misconduct, hostile work environment, and Title IX violations.
Prior to joining AALRR, Ms. Fuchs worked for a boutique firm in Sacramento providing advice and counsel to employers on issues related to employment law and higher education, California Labor Code compliance, and anti-harassment including Title IX compliance. She also previously worked in civil litigation representing employees in wage and hour class actions and representative PAGA actions, which provides her with valuable perspective to anticipate legal issues and help clients remain compliant.
During law school, Ms. Fuchs served as President of Women and Law as well as Senior Comments Editor for the Journal of International Law. She specialized in International Law, spending time studying abroad as well as working for SCU’s International Human Rights Clinic. She also served as a judicial extern for Magistrate Judge Allison Claire of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California in Sacramento. She received the Rookie Award from the Queen’s Bench Bar Association for her efforts in organizing a service day program designed for underrepresented and underserved college students interested in a career in the legal profession.
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- Women Lawyers of Sacramento, Member