Janna Sidley, Harbor’s General Counsel out of the Office of the City Attorney, retired Feb. 11 after 19 years of distinguished City service.
City Attorney: In 2019, Janna was named Government/Municipal General Counsel of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
She was also appointed to the state of California’s “Little Hoover” Commission, an independent state oversight panel. The Commission investigates state government operations and policy, and through reports and legislative proposals, makes recommendations to the Governor and Legislature to promote economy, efficiency and improved service in state operations.
Prior to joining the Port, Sidley served as a Deputy City Attorney in the City Attorney’s Office from 2003 to 2013, and as assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal and Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice from 1998 to 2002. She also previously served as the Deputy Director in the Office on Violence Against Women from 1997 to 1998, and as the Deputy Director of the Office of Press Advance at The White House from 1995 to 1996. She holds a law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Congratulations on your retirement, Janna.