Steve Mitra

Assistant County Counsel

Steve Mitra joined the Office of County Counsel in 2008 and was appointed to Assistant County Counsel in 2014.  He oversees the Finance and Government Operations Team, which represents and advises the Finance Agency, Assessor’s Office, Registrar of Voters, Clerk of the Board, Facilities and Fleet Department, County Library, and Procurement Department.  He serves on the Office’s Conflicts of Interest team, which trains and advises County officials and employees on government ethics issues.  He also oversees the County’s Whistleblower Program.

Steve’s professional expertise includes:

  • Renewable energy/sustainability projects
  • Public governance
  • Contracting and procurement
  • Taxation and finance


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • New York University Wagner School of Public Service, M.P.A./Public Policy
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S. (Physics)

Prior Experience

  • Associate at Keker & Van Nest, San Francisco, CA
  • Associate at Hogan & Hartson (now: Hogan & Lovells), Washington, DC
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert S. Lasnik, federal district court judge, Seattle, Washington


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