SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 24 announced the appointment of Kathryn Ellen Doi, 53, of Sacramento to the California New Motor Vehicle Board.

Kathryn Doi
Kathryn Doi

Doi has been a partner since 2008 at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, where she was senior counsel from 2007 to 2008. She was an associate at Greenberg Traurig LLP from 2005 to 2007 and senior counsel at Livingston & Mattesich from 2004 to 2005.

Doi served as senior deputy legal affairs secretary in the Office of Gov. Gray Davis from 2002 to 2003, was counsel to the secretary at the California Technology, Trade and Commerce Agency from 2000 to 2002, and staff counsel at the California Commission on Judicial Performance from 1994 to 2000.

She was an associate at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP from 1986 to 1994 and a law clerk at the U.S. Court of International Trade from 1985 to 1986. Doi earned a Juris Doctor degree from UC Davis School of Law.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Doi is a Democrat.

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