Leslie R. Lopez was appointed deputy director and chief counsel at the California Department of General Services on Jan. 27, 2016.
Ms. Lopez has served as deputy secretary and general counsel at the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency since 2013. She served as general counsel at the State and Consumer Services Agency from 2007 to 2013 and as a deputy attorney general in the Government Law Section at the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General from 1994 to 2007.
She was a deputy city attorney in the Sacramento City Attorney’s Office from 1990 to 1994 and in private practice from 1987 to 1990.
Ms. Lopez earned her Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law.