Amanda Uhrhammer is a partner at Prentice|Long, PC. Ms. Uhrhammer’s practice includes municipal law, workplace investigations, civil litigation, labor and employment law, and business law.
Prior to joining Prentice|Long, PC, Ms. Uhrhammer was the Assistant County Counsel and then Interim HR Director of Nevada County. From 2011-2015, Ms. Uhrhammer was Senior Counsel at Spinelli, Donald & Nott in Sacramento, California, representing primarily school districts. In 2010, Ms. Uhrhammer was an Associate at Hansen, Kohls, Jones, Sommer and Jacob handling legal malpractice defense. From, 1997-2009, Ms. Uhrhammer worked at Mastagni Holstedt, departing as the Managing Partner.
Ms. Uhrhammer has considerable experience in advising municipalities, public and private organizations on issues relating to employment, labor, workplace investigations, law enforcement, land use, eminent domain, public contracting, cannabis abatement, Proposition 218, and the Brown Act. Ms. Uhrhammer’s expertise includes workplace investigations and employment matters. Ms. Uhrhammer also has experience in providing advice to planning commissions, water districts, community services districts, municipal airports and local transportation authorities. Ms. Uhrhammer provides training to public and private entities on a wide variety of topics, including sexual harassment, ethics, employment matters, and legal updates.
For her private sector clients, Ms. Uhrhammer regularly provides advice regarding workplace investigations, wage and hour issues, employment practices, discrimination and sexual harassment matters. In litigation, Ms. Uhrhammer has represented clients in the full range of issues, with particular emphasis on complex labor and employment matters. Ms. Uhrhammer remains actively involved with her clients from intake through the appellate process and has three published matters: 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); Guarino v. County of Siskiyou (2018) 21 Cal.App.5th 1170.
Education and Activities
Ms. Uhrhammer received her Bachelor of Arts degree University of California at Davis. She received her Juris Doctorate from McGeorge School of Law in 1996.
Ms. Uhrhammer has received awards as Top Lawyer in Employment Benefits from Sacramento Magazine in 2015 and 2016.
Ms. Uhrhammer is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators, California State Bar Association and Shasta-Trinity Counties Bar Association.
- California Bar (1998)
- Supreme Court of the United States of America
- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States District Court, Eastern, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California