Renate Fessler

Ms. Fessler's practice is focused on the defense of personal injury claims in all stages of civil litigation, including claims in the pre-litigation phase and through trial. Additionally, she has experience defending corporate entities, as well as licensed professionals and businesses. Prior to joining Hall Griffin, Ms. Fessler primarily worked on professional liability, business, and premises liability matters.

Practice Areas

  • Bodily Injury and Catastrophic Loss
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation


  • J.D., 2018, University of California, Davis School of Law
  • B.A., 2014, Boston University


  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California


  • Dean's Merit Scholarship
  • Managing Editor, UC Davis Journal of International Law & Policy
  • Judicial Extern to Hon. M. Kathleen Butz, California Court of Appeal, Third District

Professional & Community Activities

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Public Service/Pro Bono Certificate, UC Davis School of Law