Augustin R. Jimenez, Deputy Secretary General Counsel

Augustin provides legal counsel and advice over a wide range of issues affecting the Agency and the several statewide subordinate departments that report directly to the Agency.

Prior to entering state service, Augustin was a partner at a Los Angeles-based law firm where he represented numerous public institutions and private businesses in matters involving government, employment, labor, and personnel law, as well as general litigation.

Augustin holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from California State University, Long Beach, a juris doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law, and an M.B.A from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is admitted to practice law in the states of California and Washington.