Kathy Mount joined ACERA as Chief Counsel in July 2017. She previously practiced law as a partner at Meyers Nave representing a wide range of public agencies in employment and governance matters and as a Deputy County Counsel with Alameda County. Ms. Mount also served as Human Resources Director and Assistant City Manager for the City of South San Francisco during the 2008 recession and implementation of PEPRA, and as Interim Director of Human Resources for Alameda County.
Ms. Mount received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. She is licensed to practice in all California courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and United States Supreme Court.