Therese Leone joined the office in 2021 as Chief Laboratory Counsel, leading a team of dedicated legal and regulatory professionals. Part of her role is to ensure adherence to requirements of the University of California/U.S. Department of Energy contract, and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and UC/LBNL policies and procedures. Ms. Leone also oversees the Berkeley Lab Export Control compliance function. She previously worked as Deputy Campus Counsel in the Office of Legal Affairs at UC Berkeley from 2012-2021; a labor/employment attorney in the systemwide University of California Office of General Counsel in Oakland from 2002-2008; first Chief Campus Counsel for UC Merced; and Vice President and General Counsel at Mills College in Oakland, California from 2008-2012.
University of California, Berkeley, J.D.
Northwestern University, B.A.