2485 Natomas Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
Eve Peek Fichtner is a partner in the Sacramento office. Ms. Fichtner represents school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and private employers for personnel matters, student issues and all forms of discrimination and harassment claims. Ms. Fichtner has certification and significant experience conducting prompt, thorough and effective workplace investigations and Title IX investigations. She also provides resolution-based services to clients, including workplace coaching for employees and supervisors, conflict resolution training and facilitated meetings. In addition, she serves as a hearing officer for student expulsion cases, appeals and Title IX campus assault matters.
Ms. Fichtner provides representation, advice and counsel on numerous school and employment matters, including employee leave, evaluation, discipline and dismissal, student discipline, bullying, reasonable accommodation, interactive meetings, fingerprinting, release of public records, drug testing, contract review, search and seizure law, sexual misconduct, restraining orders and motions to quash defective subpoenas. Ms. Fichtner has represented clients before state courts and administrative bodies. From 2007-13, she served as General Counsel to Davis Joint Unified School District.
Ms. Fichtner is an experienced and effective trainer on a variety of legal issues, including Title IX sexual misconduct matters; prevention of sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying and retaliation; understanding student discipline laws; conducting internal investigations; addressing electronic misconduct; effective conflict resolution techniques; and the FRISK® Documentation Model.
Awards and Recognitions
Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers List (2016)
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Ms. Fichtner contributes to the firm’s publications and education law blog. She developed a comprehensive investigation training seminar, PROOF, which she has presented throughout California. She also trains campus staff on Title IX Investigations. She has prepared and presented workshops on a variety of other topics as well, including sexual harassment prevention, cyber-misconduct, bullying, free speech/religion, the Brown Act, employee evaluation, student discipline and ADA/FMLA.
Ms. Fichtner is the President of the Camerado Springs Middle School Parents Club.