Margaret has over 20 years of experience in the public sector, having served as Senior Assistant City Attorney for the cities of Walnut Creek and Concord. Margaret has extensive experience providing advice on day-to-day issues facing municipalities in areas such as zoning, housing, building, public works, risk management and insurance, tort litigation, and employment issues. She is also experienced in advising planning and engineering staff on current development and planning applications, and has extensive experience in staffing Planning Commission and City Council meetings. She is also well-versed in the Brown Act and the Public Records Act.
Margaret also has her own workplace investigator practice and holds a certificate (AWI-CH) from the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI).
Margaret graduated from UC Davis with a degree in English, and obtained her JD from UC Hastings College of Law.