Mintzer, Pamela Schock

Pamela Schock Mintzer
Attorney

t: 510.834.6600
f: 510.834.1928
pmintzer@wendel.com

Education

J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University; J.D.

Mills College, Oakland, CA; B.A.

Admissions

State Bar of California

  • Profile
  • PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS
  • AFFILIATIONS
  • Recognition
  • INSIGHTS

Pamela is Of Counsel at Wendel Rosen. She counsels the firm’s public agency teams in their work on behalf of counties, municipalities, transportation agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public entities.

As part of the firm’s public agency team, Pamela works with public agencies in matters involving project planning, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, and public agency law and helps resolve legal issues related to funding, design, acquisition, and construction. She assists agencies in overcoming the challenges inherent in public projects, working from early stages, through trial and beyond, to help deliver public projects on time and on budget.

  • Simultaneously led three separate project teams to obtain, in under six months, necessary property interests from over 75 parcels of land prior to state deadlines, which secured more than $225 million in funds for the projects
  • Trial counsel for the acquisition of land for a major highway project with a jury verdict below the agency’s final settlement offer
  • Represents large bay area city acquiring property interests in series of matters involving complex project and environmental challenges, nuanced valuation issues, and short funding deadlines
  • Counsels multinational corporations and landowners in successful negotiations with condemning agencies
  • Defeated within thirty days a lawsuit against the public agencies involved in a major public transportation project to the south bay, which sought to stop the project’s funding, saving the agencies considerable litigation costs and allowing the project to secure funding and begin construction.

East Bay Zoological Society (Oakland Zoo)

  • Board of Trustees, September 2013 – present
  • Chair, Planning Committee, January 2015 – present

Hastings Leadership Academy for Women

  • Member, 2012 – present

WTS International

  • Member, 2009 – present

Neighborhood Law Corps Foundation

  • Board of Directors, 2003 – 2007

International Right of Way Association, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

  • Member, 2002 – present

Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce

  • Member, 1999 – present
  • Leadership Oakland 2000, Member

American Inns of Court

  • Member, 1992 – present

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

  • GenRep Board 2000 – 2002; chair, 2000 – 2001
  • Fall Fundraiser Committee; member, 1998; event chair, 1999

American Bar Association

  • Member, 1994 – present

State Bar of California

  • Member, 1994 – present

Alameda County Bar Association

  • Member, 1994 – present
  • “Forever Influential Women in Business,” San Francisco Business Times, 2016
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, 2016 – 2019
  • Selected for inclusion in Northern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2015 – 2017
  • California’s “Top 50 Development, Land Use and Municipal Infrastructure Lawyers,” Daily Journal, August 2014
  • Included in the Law 360 “Female Powerbroker Series,” February 2014
  • “Most Influential Women in Business,” San Francisco Business Times, 2013

News

Three Wendel Rosen Attorneys Named to SF Business Times List of Most Influential Women in 2016

Three Wendel Rosen Attorneys Named to SF Business Times List of Most Influential Women in 2016

06/23/2016

OAKLAND, Calif., June 23, 2016 – Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP congratulates Partners Christine Noma and Patricia Curtin on their selection to the San Francisco Business Times’ 2016 “Most…

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Education

J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University; J.D.

Mills College, Oakland, CA; B.A.

Admissions

State Bar of California