Andrea Sheridan Ordin (August 2016 - Present)
Andrea Sheridan Ordin has extensive legal experience in both the public and private sectors. Her public service includes work at all three levels of government. She was the first woman to be appointed United States Attorney for the Central District of California and the first woman to serve as Los Angeles County Counsel. She has served as a Chief Assistant Attorney General for the State of California, as the President of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners, and as the Los Angeles County Assistant District Attorney.
Ordin also served for 18 years as partner and senior counsel for the international law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, where she represented clients in various complex business, environmental litigation, and internal corporate investigations. Ordin has taught as an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law and the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. She will teach a course in Government Lawyering at the University of California at Irvine School of Law in the spring of 2017.
Ordin was appointed by City Attorney Michael Feuer to a five-year term that will end June 30, 2021.