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Tiffany M. Lin

Deputy County Counsel

Tiffany Lin joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2019. As a member of the Finance, Government Operations, and Environment Team, she advises County departments on a broad array of public law issues, including the California Public Records Act. Prior to joining the Office of the County Counsel, Tiffany served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Jon P. McCalla on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Prior to law school, Tiffany was an environmental consultant, advising energy and utility companies on environmental monitoring, permitting, and compliance.

Tiffany’s professional expertise includes:

  • Environmental law
  • Land use law
  • Energy and utility regulatory policy
  • Appeals

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2016
    • Managing Editor, New York University Journal of International Law & Politics
  • Stanford University, M.S., 2009
  • Stanford University, B.S., 2008

Prior Experience

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2018-2019)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Jon P. McCalla of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee (2016-2017)

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