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Meet OE Director: Cris Carrigan

Chris CarriganCris Carrigan is the director of the Office of Enforcement. Previously Cris was a Senior Staff Counsel in the Office of Enforcement.

Before entering State service, Cris was a partner at the law firm of Miller, Starr & Regalia, and a principal at the law firm of Morgan, Miller, Blair.
Cris has administrative advocacy and trial experience under the Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, the Clean Water Act, CERCLA, the California Environmental Quality Act and a variety of other state and federal environmental statutes. Cris is admitted to the California State Bar in 1998 and is admitted to practice law in all of the Courts of California, the United States Supreme Court, the Federal Court of Claims, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all of the federal District Courts of California.

Cris graduated from McGeorge School of Law and earned his Bachelor’s degree from California State University, Sacramento.