Governor Newsom Appoints Legal Advisor to Chair
Governor Newsom has appointed Mollie Simons as the Legal Advisor for Board Chair Eric Banks. Simons has been a Partner at Leonard Carder LLP since 2021 and was an Associate there from 2015 to 2021. Simons earned a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Global Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
The Governor’s press release regarding the appointment can be found here: https://www.gov.ca.gov/2023/04/25/governor-newsom-announces-appointments-4-25-23/