UC Legal - Office of the General Counsel
Holly Ackley St. John
Holly Ackley St. John has served as a University Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel since 2005. Prior to joining the office, Ms. St John was an associate at Thelen Reid & Priest LLP in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She holds professional licenses in civil engineering and land surveying, as well as the law.
Ms. St. John’s primary areas of practice cover design and construction advice and litigation, and public competitive bidding. Ms. St John is a graduate of Rice University, Houston, Texas (B.S. 1984); University of Alaska – Fairbanks, Alaska (M.S. 1986); and University of Southern California, Los Angeles (J.D. 1999).