CalPERS Launches Search for General Counsel

CalPERS-logoThe California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) is seeking a visionary in the legal profession for the role of General Counsel to serve as a critical member of the organization’s Executive Team in support of CalPERS pension and health care programs.

The General Counsel advises the Board of Administration, Chief Executive Officer and the organization on a broad array of matters, including fiduciary duty and responsibility, investment transactions, securities litigation, corporate governance, public pension law, health care law and government law. The General Counsel reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. Said Anne Stausboll, CalPERS Chief Executive Officer:

The incumbent in this position must be a critical thinker, possess intellectual curiosity and be politically astute in a complex and sophisticated environment. We are seeking a very special individual for this key role.

CalPERS retained the recruitment firm of Korn/Ferry International to conduct the global search. Interested applicants may contact:

Korn/Ferry c/o John F. Amer, Esq., Partner
1900 Avenue of the Stars, 26th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 556-8577

A full description of the General Counsel opportunity, including desirable characteristics and specific qualifications of applicants, is available online. The full recruitment announcement can be downloaded from the General Counsel Recruitment page. This is a fantastic position with a great institution and a real chance to have an impact.


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