Ameet K. Nagra is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Sacramento office. Ms. Nagra provides a wide array of services to the firm's school district clients, with a focus on general counsel and labor and employment matters. She handles certificated and classified employee discipline and advises clients regarding compliance with state and federal employment law. She has an in-depth knowledge of certificated and classified employee leaves. Ms. Nagra also advises clients on the Brown Act, the Public Records Act, conflict of interest issues, and the development of governing board policies.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Ms. Nagra practiced private labor and employment law at a Fresno law firm. During law school, she served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Jennifer R.S. Detjen of the California Court of Appeal, Fifth District.
Ms. Nagra received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she graduated magna cum laude
. During law school she earned several Witkin awards for academic excellence. In addition, Ms. Nagra’s article, “A Higher Protection for Scholars Faced with Defamation Suits” was cited by Judge M. James Lorenz of the United States District Court in Critical Care Diagnostics, Inc. v. American Association for Clinical Chemistry
and continues to be cited by attorneys and professors across the United States. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.