SACRAMENTO – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Todd Irby as chief counsel at the California Department of Veterans Affairs.
“I welcome Todd to the CalVet family and look forward to working with him as our chief counsel,” said Peter J. Gravett, CalVet secretary. “I am confident that Todd’s vast expertise and background will be an asset to the department and to our state’s veterans.”
Irby, of Sacramento, has served as deputy attorney general at the California Department of Justice since 2007.
He was a private practice attorney from 2006 to 2007 and an associate attorney at The Duffy Law Firm from 2004 to 2006.
Irby was an associate attorney and partner at Hess Verdon and Irby from 1995 to 2004 and an associate attorney at Martin Wilson Fingal and MacDowell from 1994 to 1995.
He was an associate attorney at Garrett and Jensen from 1991 to 1994.
Irby is a member of the Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court.
He earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.