Darrelle M. Field represents municipalities and public entities in litigation before state and federal courts. She has experience litigating a wide variety of public law issues including constitutional law, labor and employment, inverse condemnation, and land use planning and zoning.
Work for Clients
Darrelle has represented the cities of Beverly Hills, Carlsbad, Jurupa Valley, Rancho Cucamonga, Temecula, Westlake Village, and Yucaipa, as well as the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority.
Darrelle joined Richards, Watson & Gershon in 2018 as a Summer Associate. While in law school, she served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye of the California Supreme Court. She also clerked for the Health, Education and Welfare section of the California Attorney General’s Office and was a Legal Writing and Research Teaching Assistant.
Honors & Awards
Senior Production Editor, Hastings Law Journal
CALI Awards for highest grades in Legal Writing and Research (2016), Bioethics and Law Seminar (2017), and Land Use Regulation (2018)
Best Moot Court Brief Award (2017)
Professional and Community Affiliations
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
- Alert // A Plaintiff Cannot File a Lawsuit Against a Public Entity Before the Entity Rejects a Government Claim11.02.2020
- Alert // Court of Appeal Overturns City Council’s Permit Denial Based on Council Member’s Behind-The-Scenes Advocacy05.21.2020
J.D., cum laude, University of California College of the Law, San Francisco
B.A., with honors, University of Washington Bothell