At a Glance
Ann advises both public and private clients on land development, planning and zoning laws.
She is city attorney for two cities in California, and general counsel for many more municipal districts.
Ann is a member of the Capital Stage Company’s Board of Directors.
Ann Siprelle has practiced municipal and public agency law for more than 25 years, and represents cities, special districts and joint powers agencies. As a partner in the Municipal Law, Special Districts and Environmental Law & Natural Resources groups of Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Sacramento office, she also advises both public and private clients on land development, planning and zoning laws and the California Environmental Quality Act.
Ann serves as city attorney for the cities of Escalon and Williams, and general counsel to the Elk Grove Water District, Special District Risk Management Authority and others.
Before joining BB&K, Ann was a shareholder in Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard, where she practiced public agency law for 15 years. During her tenure with that firm, she represented the cities of West Sacramento, Woodland, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove and a number of special districts on a variety of legal issues.
Ann advises clients on all aspects of public agency law including the Brown Act, public contracting, personnel issues, election laws, public records, land use planning, CEQA, and conflicts of interest. She has lectured on the Brown Act, elected officials’ liabilities and immunities, the Political Reform Act, the Public Records Act, Proposition 218, employee/independent contractor issues and legal ethics (AB 1234).
She is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California and is licensed to practice law in the State of California.
Ann became a member of the Capital Stage Company’s Board of Directors in July 2014. The theater company strives to present bold, innovative plays that address issues and themes about society and people’s roles in it. In addition, Ann was appointed to the Sacramento City/County Bicycle Advisory Committee in June 2014.
- College of William and Mary, J.D.
- University of Virginia, B.A., English literature
- State Bar of California’s Public Law and Environmental Law sections
- Central Valley City Attorneys’ Association
- Capital Stage Company’s Board of Directors
- Sacramento City/County Bicycle Advisory Committee