Hayley Penan

925 L Street

Sacramento, California 95814

Office: (916) 341-8094


Hayley Penan is a deputy legislative counsel. She joined the office in 2019.

Ms. Penan is assigned to a branch of the office that handles laws relating to courts, criminal law, estates and trusts, family law, gaming, health and care facilities, health care service plans, health insurance, insurance, juveniles, Medi-Cal, military and veterans, prevailing wage, public health, public social services, vehicles, and workers’ compensation.

Prior to joining the office, Ms. Penan worked as an attorney at the National Health Law Program, where she focused on a wide range of state and federal health law and policy issues impacting low-income and otherwise underserved populations. Prior to that, she served as a Health Policy Fellow at the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Health Subcommittee.

Ms. Penan received her J.D. with honors from the University of California, Irvine School of Law, and a Master’s in Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She earned her undergraduate degree in Media Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Ms. Penan is a member of the California State Bar.