Office of General Counsel
Elisabeth R. Gunther
Senior Counsel, UC Merced
Elisabeth Gunther serves as both Senior Counsel in the land use and environmental group and as Campus Counsel for the Merced campus. Ms. Gunther practices primarily in the area of project development, land use and environmental review. She also has experience in all areas of environmental regulation.
Prior to joining OGC, Ms. Gunther was an Assistant City Attorney with the cities of Santa Rosa and San Francisco and was in private practice as a partner in the law firms of Beveridge & Diamond and Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe. Ms. Gunther graduated from the University of Michigan (A.B.1979) and the University of Chicago (J.D.1983). She also studied at the London School of Economics.