ALI Council
Life Member

President Janet Napolitano

Oakland, CA
University of California
Santa Clara University
University of Virginia School of Law

Janet Napolitano has been President of the University of California since September 2013. She leads a university system with ten campuses, five medical centers, three affiliated national laboratories, and a statewide agriculture and natural resources program.

She previously served as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Governor of Arizona, Attorney General of Arizona, and U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona. Before that, she was a partner at the law firm of Lewis & Roca in Phoenix. She began her career as a law clerk for Judge Mary M. Schroeder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Elected to the ALI in 1989, she served on the MCG for the Complex Litigation, project.

EDUCATION: Santa Clara University, B.S.; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.

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