Andrea Sheridan Ordin to be county counsel

Ordin, currently vice president of the Los Angeles police commission, is expected to be named Los Angeles County Counsel at next week's Board of Supervisors meeting. She held top jobs in the DA's office under John Van de Kamp, in the state AG's office, and was U.S. Attorney in L.A. under President Jimmy Carter. She is now a litigation partner at Morgan Lewis. More at Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky's website. The board agenda item calls for an annual salary of $295,000, to be effective February 1, 2010.

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