Amanda Uhrhammer’s practice includes primarily municipal law, civil litigation, and labor and employment law. Ms. Uhrhammer is a Davis native, with strong ties to the community.
Prior to joining Prentice|Long, PC, Ms. Uhrhammer was the Assistant County Counsel in Nevada County from 2015 until May, 2018, when she was offered, and accepted, the Interim Human Resources Director position. Previously, from 2011-2015, Ms. Uhrhammer practiced in Sacramento as Senior Counsel for Spinelli, Donald & Nott, representing primarily school districts in general civil litigation matters and conducting work place investigations. Ms. Uhrhammer was an Associate at Hansen, Kohls, Jones, Sommer & Jacob in 2011, handling legal malpractice matters. Ms. Uhrhammer started her legal career as an Associate at Mastagni, Holstedt, Amick, Miller, Johnsen & Uhrhammer in 1997 and left as the Managing Partner in 2009. At the Mastagni firm, she practiced civil litigation with a focus on civil litigation and labor and employment matters, as well as providing general counsel advice to law enforcement association boards. Ms. Uhrhammer also served as Trust Counsel for 11 years to an employee benefits ERISA trust associated with a large labor association with over 50,000 members.
Ms. Uhrhammer has over 20 years of experience advising and representing public agencies and private sector clients in civil litigation, municipal law, and general counsel matters. Ms. Uhrhammer’s expertise includes advising on issues related to risk management/litigation, employee benefits, human resources, labor and employment, public contracts, conducting workplace investigations, and cannabis ordinance development and enforcement. Ms. Uhrhammer has provided training in areas of sexual harassment, fiduciary responsibility, and Section 1983 matters. She has also provided general legal support for law enforcement associations and their boards.
Ms. Uhrhammer has extensive experience representing her clients through the appellate process. She has three published matters to her credit: Pitts v. City of Sacramento (2006) 138 Cal.App.4th 853; Coleman v. Standard Life Ins. Co., 288 F. Supp. 2d 1116 (E.D. Cal. 2003); and Guarino v. County of Siskiyou (2018).
Ms. Uhrhammer lived in Davis for over 40 years before her recent move. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California at Davis and her Juris Doctorate from McGeorge School of Law.
Ms. Uhrhammer is a member of the California State Bar Association, Nevada County Bar Association, Association of Workplace Investigators, and the Tahoe-Truckee Bar Association. She also served as a panelist for the Yolo County Neighborhood Court program.