Phyllis Marshall serves as Chief Legislative Counsel with the Office of the County Counsel of Los Angeles. Ms. Marshall who formerly served as the Chief Legislative Advocate for the County of Los Angeles in the Sacramento office, joined the County team in 2016. She has extensive knowledge in legislative and regulatory procedures and policy including homeless policy. Since joining the Office of County Counsel, Ms. Marshall has advised Board members, department heads and county attorneys on a variety of litigation and policy matters including but not limited to: Homelessness, State Sales Tax policy including Measure H, Fair Practices Political Reform Act, Environmental Policy, Mental Health Policy, and Data Sharing Policy.
She provides advice and counsel to Board Offices, County Departments and County Counsel on a variety of legal and policy matters, working directly on County initiatives to implement problem solving solutions. Ms. Marshall has over 20 years of experience working in the area of state legislative policy has served as the chief strategist on a number of policy reform measures. More recently, Ms. Marshall served as the chief strategist for the Office of County Counsel on County sponsored legislation which was signed by the Governor and authorizing County Counsel to protect consumers from unfair business practices. Ms. Marshall who is a graduate of Hastings College of the Law is a member of the State Bar of California.