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Thursday, July 26, 2012


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Brown Reappoints Capozzola To Law Revision Commission


By a MetNews Staff Writer


Gov. Jerry Brown yesterday appointed Los Angeles attorney Damian Capozzola to a second term on the California Law Revision Commission.

Capozzola, 41, previously served from 2010 to 2011. He has been a partner at the downtown firm Crowell and Moring LLP since last year. He was an attorney at Epstein Becker and Green P.C. from 2007 to 2011 and at Kirkland and Ellis LLP from 1996 to 2007.

He is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the University of Virginia School of Law.  This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $50 per diem.

Capozzola is registered decline-to-state.

In other news, the governor Tuesday named Donald Chang, 59, as assistant chief counsel at the California Department of Consumer Affairs. Chang has served in multiple positions at the department since 1979, including supervising attorney, supervising counsel and staff counsel I, II and III.

He is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Hastings College of the Law. This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $119,496.

Chang is a Democrat.


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