We are thrilled to announce the expansion of Nukk-Freeman & Cerra, P.C. to the West Coast with the introduction of new office operations based out of San Diego, California. NFC's West Coast office will be led by prominent attorney, Stacy L. Fode.

"The decision to expand our presence to the West Coast was a logical next step in our business growth strategy," said Suzanne M. Cerra, Co-Founding Partner at NFC. "Our commitment to excellence and our relentless focus on client service became the catalyst for us to find the right person to lead 'NFC West'," continued Cerra. "With Stacy at the helm, NFC is poised to expand our offerings and increase our ability to properly serve our valued clients."

Stacy, the former managing partner at the San Diego, California office of Brown Law Group, has had a distinguished legal career and brings significant employment law experience to NFC. As a current member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF), Stacy is active in her community and committed to issues of diversity and inclusion. Her tenure spans more than 20 years representing business clients in the energy, financial, insurance, retail, automotive, telecommunication and technology industries.

"Stacy's remarkable background as an employment litigator and advisor, and her stellar reputation and commitment to client service excellence, make her the perfect fit to lead our Firm's new office," said Katherin Nukk-Freeman, Co-Founding Partner of NFC. "She represents everything that is unique about NFC, both professionally and through her genuine ability to connect with clients and colleagues."

Stacy is rated AV®-Preeminent by Martindale, recognized as a Super Lawyer in addition to also being named to San Diego Magazine and San Diego Metro Magazine Top Lawyer and Mover to Watch lists, respectively. As a recipient of the San Diego Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business Award”, Stacy is also a sought after speaker on employment and diversity related topics and has published articles on these subjects. She has been featured in news specials on CBS Morning News (San Diego), NBC Morning News (San Diego) and KGTV Morning News (San Diego). 

Stacy received her J.D. from the University of Oregon, School of Law where she was a Dean’s Scholarship award winner and her B.A. in Law and Society from the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Stacy may be reached starting October 1st at sfode@nfclegal.com or via 619.292.0545. Please join us in welcoming her to NFC.

NFC | West
550 West B Street | San Diego, CA 92101
Main: 619.292.0515

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