Nadá M. Moeiny

Nadá M. Moeiny joined the California State University Office of General Counsel in February 2016. She is currently University Counsel for California State University, Sonoma. She previously served in a similar role at California State University Maritime Academy and California State University, Stanislaus. In addition to her responsibilities as University Counsel, Nadá also serves as a member of the Academic and Student Affairs team and as an Office of General Counsel resource attorney for CSURMA, student discipline and Title IX/DHR. Prior to joining the Office of General Counsel, Nadá served as associate general counsel at Pepperdine University, in Malibu, and Claims Counsel at United Educators, an insurance company in Bethesda, Maryland, that insures over 1,300 educational institutions in the U.S. Prior to these positions, she was a labor and employment associate at Schmeltzer, Aptaker & Shepard, P.C. (now Saul Ewing LLP) in Washington, D.C.​


  • J.D., University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder (2000)
  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley (1997)
  • Legal Organizations and Activities:
  • Admitted to the California, Colorado (inactive) and Washington, D.C. (inactive) bars
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys (2004-present)

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • NACUA 2016 Annual Conference, Speaker, “Students in Crisis: How to Successfully Navigate Student Mental Health Challenges Facing Colleges and Universities," June 2016
  • Pepperdine School of Law, Speaker, “Student Life, Relationships & the Law: Confronting Domestic Violence in Higher Education," October 2014

Phone: (562) 951-4500
Fax: (562) 951-4956​

Support Staff:
Elizabeth Horta