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David L. Muir

David L. Muir

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Mr. Muir was elected to the Board of Investments by the retired members of LACERA. He has had a distinguished career as a government attorney, first as a member of the Los Angeles County Counsel’s Office (1975 to 1980), and later as Chief Counsel of LACERA (May 1994 to July 2009). During the intervening period, he was a member of a private law firm specializing in business litigation.
His notable accomplishments include the following:

  • First Chief Counsel of LACERA
  • Currently serving a sixth term as President of the Retired Employees of Los Angeles County (RELAC)
  • Chair, Long Term Care Insurance Rate Increase Committee, CRCEA
  • Founding member and past President, National Association of Public Pension Attorneys(NAPPA)
  • Former member, Legislation Committee, State Association of County Retirement Systems (SACRS)
  • Former Chair, Retirement Security Committee, California Retired County Employees Association (CRCEA); directed development and distribution of white paper entitled “Transition to 401(k) Plans; a Train Wreck in the Making”
  • Retained by SACRS to draft legislation reorganizing the County retirement law
  • Executive education: Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; Corporate Governance Program, UCLA Anderson School of Business
  • JD, Loyola University School of Law