SACRAMENTO — Tad Egawa, 48, of Sacramento was named general counsel at the California Department of Housing and Community Development, Gov. Jerry Brown announced on Sept. 2.
Egawa, who earned his J.D. degree from the University of Southern California School of Law, has been assistant commissioner of legal affairs at the California Bureau of Real Estate since 2013.
Prior to that he was deputy attorney general at the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General from 2009-13 and a shareholder at McDonough, Holland and Allen PC in 2009, where he was counsel in 2007-08.
This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $145,008. Egawa is a Republican.