Harpreet Chahal

Senior Counsel, Litigation

Harpreet Chahal joined the Office of the General Counsel as Senior Counsel for the Litigation group in August 2017, and is responsible for monitoring employment-related litigation for the University of California system. Prior to joining OGC, Ms. Chahal spent nearly a decade as an Assistant United States Attorney with the Department of Justice, where she defended the United States in employment and medical malpractice actions, and prosecuted health care fraud and civil rights cases.

Ms. Chahal graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Science in 2001, and received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004.