The City of Mountain View announced who it plans to appoint as its next city attorney: Jennifer Logue, who has more than 22 years of legal experience and a long tenure in the Oakland City Attorney’s Office, according to a press release dated February 3.
Logue was selected after an extensive search, and Mountain View City Council is expected to appoint her to the position at its next meeting on Tuesday, February 8, according to the announcement.
She is set to start on April 18 with a starting annual salary of $293,000. She will take on the role that was vacated when former city attorney Krishan Chopra retired in December. In mid-December, Jannie Quinn was named acting city attorney until the spring. Quinn was the first woman to serve as Mountain View’s city attorney and returned to fill in after retiring in August 2019 after 24 years working for the city.
“I am honored to have been selected to be the next Mountain View City Attorney,” Logue said. “I look forward to working with the City Council, the Department Head’s team and the staff of the City Attorney’s Office on Mountain View’s strategic priorities. I look forward to beginning to serve this great city with excellence.” , compassion and integrity.
The role of the city attorney includes representing and advising the city council, city advisory bodies, and departments in legal matters. Logue is expected to oversee the office of four attorneys, two code enforcement officers and two legal support staff, according to the announcement.