Gregory J. Rolen Secures Six-Figure Settlement for Former Sequoia Union High School District Superintendent

Settlement Highlighted with joint statement applauding former superintendent’s service.

Walnut Creek, Calif., (December 19, 2022) – Today, Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP announced that partner, Gregory J. Rolen secured a six-figure settlement for the now former superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District.

“This settlement allows for the former superintendent to properly transition to the next phase of her career,” said Gregory Rolen, Partner, Haight. “When negotiating settlements, I am always seeking to structure them in a manner that allows for my client’s reputation to be protected while also ensuring that they receive the highest available monetary compensation for their service.”

Having established himself as one of California’s top education public agency lawyers, Rolen has spent the last 30 years advising public agency executives on the legal nuances of their work. Additionally, he has served as in-house counsel to California school districts, and a lead city attorney to cities throughout California. Known for his settlement agreements, Rolen has been responsible for some of the most complicated executive departure settlements in the state of California.

Most recently, Rolen was the lead attorney in a precedent-setting education case where a school superintendent was threatened with losing her teaching credential for implementing board of trustees directives.

Haight has been serving California’s public agencies for 85 years.

December 19, 2022