Manda McElrath is a member of Hoge Fenton’s Business Litigation Practice Group. She is an adaptable litigator who focuses on a vast range of practice areas, including professional liability, employment, and business disputes.
Manda interned as a summer law clerk with Hoge Fenton in 2021 and a post-bar law clerk in 2022 before being promoted to associate in November 2022. She served as a teaching assistant for the UC Davis School of Law’s Legal Research, and Writing I course. Additionally, Manda worked as a research assistant for the Tribal Justice Project, conducting research on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and CalNAGPRA.
Manda received her J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law. During law school, she was a judicial extern for the Honorable Jon S. Tigar at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; Articles Editor at the UC Davis Law Review; founding member and President of the UC Davis Native American Law Students Association; and Marketing and Social Media Chair of the Women’s Law Association.
J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law
B.A., Cinema Studies, Minor in Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania
Speaking & Publications
- Author, Empty Graves and Full Museums: The Need to Include Non-Federally Recognized Tribes in NAGPRA Claims, UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 55, April 2022