Gregory T. Fayard


Sacramento, CA
D 916.472.3303
[email protected]


  • J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2000
  • M.A., University of Utah, Political Science, 1996
  • B.S., Pacific Union College, Public Relations, 1991

Greg Fayard is a Partner in the firm’s Sacramento office.  He is an accomplished trial and litigation attorney who has represented Northern California businesses, financial service providers, healthcare providers, emerging technology companies, professionals and government entities in complex and large exposure lawsuits.

Mr. Fayard began his practice as a deputy attorney general with the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, where he defended health care professionals in a variety of matters and helped oversee and implement settlement provisions of a large health care system class action. He has extensive experience defending governmental agencies and employees in § 1983 litigation including trial and on appeal before the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.

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Bar Admissions


U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Publications & Engagements
Representative Cases & Clients
  • The State Bar of California
  • The State Bar of California, Certified Specialist in Legal Malpractice Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Placer County Bar Association, President
  • Placer County Assessment Appeals Board, Co-Chair
  • Placer County Parks Commission, Commissioner
  • Placer County, Law Library Trustee
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Sacramento Adventist Academy, Chair and Board Member
  • Pacific Union Adventist Attorneys Association, President
Client Successes
Awards and Recognition
  • President’s Award, Placer County Bar Association, 2009
Classes/Seminars Taught
  • Speaker, “Navigating the New Rules of Professional Conduct,” Placer County Bar Association Annual Meeting (April 2019)
  • Speaker, “Social Media and Legal Ethics,” Freeman Mathis & Gary Webinar (September 2018); Pacific Union Adventist Attorneys Association Annual Meeting (September 2019)
  • Speaker, “California’s New Rules of Professional Conduct,” Pacific Union Adventist Attorneys Association (November 2017 and October 2018), Sacramento County Bar Association (December 2017 and May 2018), Placer County Bar Association (January 2018); Freeman Mathis & Gary Webinar (October 2018)
  • Speaker, “Client Trust Accounts,” San Joaquin County Bar Association (January 2017)
  • Speaker, “Avoiding Conflicts of Interest,” Pacific Union Adventist Attorneys Association (November 2015)
  • Speaker, “Fair Debt Collection Practices Act,” Allied Trustee Services (June 2014)
  • Speaker, “Client File Retention Protocols,” Placer County Legal Professionals Association (May 2010)