Sacramento County Bar Foundation Centennial Fellows are attorneys at the pinnacle of achievement who, through distinguished professional accomplishment, substantial civic involvement and philanthropy, have earned a legacy as pillars of the Sacramento legal community. As part of the Sacramento County Bar Association’s 100-year anniversary celebration, the Foundation has worked diligently to identify candidates to be recognized as Centennial Fellows. The following are attorneys suitable to be recognized as preeminent leaders in the community. All of these Fellows are members of the Sacramento County Bar Association.
Bruce A. Scheidt serves as the managing shareholder at Kronick, where he represents corporate and public agency clients in business, commercial litigation and labor and employment-related matters. In a career spanning nearly three decades, Scheidt’s practice extends from complex financial, regulatory, and debt collection disputes, to advising employers on the full gamut of labor and employment issues. His clients include regional banks, local manufacturing companies, retailers, Fortune 500 corporations, as well as cities, counties and special districts throughout the state.
His early career as a reporter fostered a connection with, and appreciation for, the public he continues to serve as an officer of the court. Kronick does the majority of its work for public agencies that provide vital community services and protections to the people that they serve. Scheidt’s leadership has leveraged the opportunities for all attorneys in his firm to participate in pro bono work for nonprofit organizations. As it relates to their practice and areas of expertise, Kronick attorneys are involved in more than 80 industry and trade organizations. As a firm, Kronick supports over 20 organizations and programs through a combination of financial contributions, donations of in-kind services, and volunteerism.
Some examples of Scheidt’s public service include chairing fundraisers for the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, and the Roseville Rotary. He is currently serving on the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee as Vice Chair and formerly served as a Director of the Chamber’s Board, the NorCal World Trade Center, and the Roseville Public Utilities Commission. In 2010, he was appointed by the then-presiding Judge Steve White of the Sacramento Superior Court to serve on the Civil Courts Advisory Council. He and his firm have supported SCBA and affiliate functions, both as a 100% firm and as participants in many sections.