Andrea Sheridan Ordin is a trailblazer for women in the legal profession and an accomplished advocate in environmental, consumer protection, antitrust and civil rights litigation. She has been recognized for hiring and promoting record numbers of women and people of color. She has served in both the private and public sectors.  After graduating from UCLA School of Law, she began her career in the California Attorney General’s office, and later became the first woman Assistant District Attorney of Los Angeles, first woman U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, first woman California Chief Assistant Attorney General and recently, the first woman Los Angeles County Counsel. As a litigation partner at Morgan Lewis, she oversaw their extensive pro bono programs in Los Angeles. Her civic contributions include serving as a Commissioner on the 1991 Christopher Commission, President of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners and currently Commissioner of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission.




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