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Andrew Jones

Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy General Counsel, Office of General Counsel
The California State University

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Andrew Jones is the Associate Vice Chancellor and Deputy General Counsel for the California State University. Andy coordinates with the Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel in supervising the operations of the Office of General Counsel (OGC) and overseeing all legal services for the 23-campus California State University system.

Andy joined the Office of General Counsel in October of 2000. Prior to his current role, Andy was University Counsel for several CSU campuses, as well as team leader for the OGC’s Business & Finance Team.

Andy is “made in the CSU,” and a product of the California higher education system. During his four years as a student at CSU Long Beach, he worked five days a week at the local community college and graduated in the top 1% of his class (4.0 GPA) from CSU Long Beach with a B.S. in Business Administration. He went on to earn his J.D. degree at the University of California, Davis, where he received the Outstanding Advocate Award and served as Chair of the Moot Court Board.

Prior to joining the CSU, Andy was in private practice and was a partner in the Los Angeles-based firm of Adams, Duque & Hazeltine, and later was a partner in his own firm, Myers & Jones, LLP. After 15 years in private practice, Andy returned to the CSU in 2000 to serve the institution that gave him his start.