California Attorney General Jerry Brown To Deliver Keynote Speech at General Counsel West Coast Conference – US Legal Newswire Service –
NEW YORK (September 16, 2009) – Jerry Brown, Attorney General for the State of California, will deliver the opening keynote address at the upcoming 7th annual General Counsel West Coast Conference. The conference, presented by Corporate Counsel, will take place November 11-12, 2009 at The Fairmont in San Francisco. Brown’s remarks, scheduled for 9:15 a.m. on November 11, will focus on “Overcoming New Economic and Regulatory Challenges.” Complete conference information is available at

Edmund G. Brown Jr., known as Jerry, was elected Attorney General in 2006. He is a two-term former governor of California (1975-1983) and has had a lengthy political career spanning terms on the Los Angeles Community College Board of Trustees (1969-1971), as California Secretary of State (1971-1975), as chair of the California Democratic Party (1989-1991) and as Mayor of Oakland (1998-2006). He unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nominations for president in 1976, 1980, and 1992, and was an unsuccessful Democratic nominee for the United States Senate in 1982.

A former legal practitioner, Brown is a graduate of Yale Law School and clerked for California Supreme Court Justice Mathew Tobrine.

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