City Council

Vice-Mayor Pam Bertani

Pam Bertani

Pam Bertani is a patent lawyer and litigator, and an Oakland, California native. She is a Cal Berkeley graduate with a degree in Microbiology and Immunology, and has a Doctorate in Law from the Arizona State University College of Law.

Pam is the principal at the Winston Bertani Law Group, located downtown Fairfield – in the heart of the city. Pam’s law practice includes prosecuting and litigating intellectual property-related matters, primarily involving patent, trademark, copyright law, and trade secret law. As a former research immunologist at Bayer Pharmaceuticals in Berkeley, Pam designed and conducted test protocols to evaluate pharmaceutical product constituents, and has analyzed epidemiological trends involving product liability litigation.

Pam is a gubernatorial appointee to the California Commission on Uniform State Laws and the Uniform Law Commission, for which she now serves as Division Chair. As a Uniform Law Commissioner, Pam assists in drafting uniform legislation and testifying before the State Legislature in Sacramento to facilitate adoption and implementation of uniform laws. In addition, Pam has worked as a youth mentor in Fairfield, and served as a board member for the Interfaith Council, which is the governing board for the Heather House Shelter in Fairfield. In 2009, Pam was appointed to the Fairfield Community Resources Commission and served in that capacity for two years. Pam was elected to the Fairfield City Council in November 2011, and again in 2016. City Council selected her as Vice-Mayor in 2018.

Pam has two fantastic children, Tyler and Dylan.