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Carla Christofferson
Executive Vice President
General Counsel

Education
Juris Doctorate,
Yale Law School

Bachelor of Arts, Communications
University of North Dakota

Honors
Litigator of the Year

Century City Bar Association (2011)

Deborah Award
Anti-Defamation League (2010)

Dream Keeper Award
“I Have a Dream” ® Foundation (2009)

Trailblazer Award
California Women’s Foundation (2009)

Top Women Lawyers
Daily Journal (2007-2011, 2013-2014)

Women in Leadership Award
Junior League (2008)

Living History Award
Urban Economic Summit (2008)

Young Alumni Award
University of North Dakota (2007)

Metropolitan YMCA
Board of Directors

Pacific Council on International Policy
Member

University of North Dakota National
Campaign Steering Committee

Young Presidents’ Organization Bel Air Chapter

Carla Christofferson is Executive Vice President and General Counsel for AECOM (NYSE: ACM), a premier, fully integrated infrastructure firm that designs, builds, finances and operates assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries.

In this role, Ms. Christofferson oversees all aspects of AECOM's global legal function and leads its team of more than 100 lawyers and compliance professionals. Her areas of responsibility include risk management, ethics and compliance programs, SEC-reporting requirements, M&A and other transactional-related legal activities, and all legal support of global operations. She is also a member of AECOM's Executive Leadership Team at the enterprise level.

Prior to joining AECOM in 2015, Ms. Christofferson was Managing Partner at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP, in Los Angeles — a position she held since 2008. During her 22-year tenure at the firm, she represented clients in a number of industries, including power, energy and oil and gas.

Ms. Christofferson began her career as a judicial clerk for the Honorable W. Matthew Byrne, Jr., of the U.S. District Court, Central District of Los Angeles. She was also co-owner of the Los Angeles Sparks Women’s National Basketball Association team.

AECOM is built to deliver a better world, connecting knowledge and experience across a global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges—from high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM and its companies have annual revenue of approximately US$18.2 billion. Learn more at www.aecom.com and @AECOM.