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Social Justice and Impact Litigation Team

Attorneys

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Kavita Narayan

Chief Assistant County Counsel

Kavita Narayan oversees the Office’s Public Safety and Justice Team and Social Justice and Impact Litigation Team. As the Chief Assistant County Counsel, she partners with the County Counsel to oversee the Office of the County Counsel.

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Meredith Johnson

Lead Deputy County Counsel

Meredith Johnson is the Lead of the Social Justice and Impact Litigation Team, representing the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Tayryn Edwards

Social Justice and Impact Litigation Fellow

Tayryn Edwards represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Hannah Godbey

Deputy County Counsel

Hannah Begley represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Susan Greenberg

Deputy County Counsel

Susan Greenberg represents the County in affirmative litigation matters, and writs and appeals.

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Jenny Lam

Deputy County Counsel

Jenny Lam advises the Public Health Department and the Santa Clara Valley Healthcare Pharmacy Department. She also represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Jessica Mar

Deputy County Counsel

Jessica Mar advises the Public Health Department and the County Health System’s Ethics, Compliance and Privacy Office. She also represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Rajiv Narayan

Deputy County Counsel

Rajiv Narayan advises the Finance Agency and represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Rachel A. Neil

Deputy County Counsel

Rachel Neil represents the County in affirmative litigation matters and community protection/civil enforcement administrative proceedings and litigation.

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Marcelo Quinones

Lead Deputy County Counsel

Marcelo Quinones is the Lead of the Education Law Team, advising the Santa Clara County Office of Education and certain local school districts on various legal issues. He also represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Ravi Rajendra

Deputy County Counsel

Ravi Rajendra advises the Office of Labor Standards and Enforcement, the Office of Immigrant Relations, the Juvenile Justice Commission, and FIRST 5 Santa Clara County. He also advises certain local school districts on various legal issues and represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Cara H. Sandberg

Deputy County Counsel

Cara Sandberg advises the County on jail reform and custody operations and represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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Laura Trice

Deputy County Counsel

Laura Trice represents the County in affirmative litigation matters and writs and appeals. She also advises the Office of Correction and Law Enforcement Monitoring, the Community Correction and Law Enforcement Monitoring Committee, and the Behavioral Health Services Department.

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Stefanie Wilson

Deputy County Counsel

Stefanie Wilson advises the Office of Supportive Housing and represents the County in affirmative litigation matters.

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