Vanessa Harmon

Vanessa Harmon joined the Office of General Counsel as a Paralegal in 2016. Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel, Ms. Harmon spent sixteen years working as a paralegal in the private sector, most recently at the international law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLP. During her career she has worked on disability and employment discrimination cases, wrongful termination cases, wage and hour class actions, Title IX cases, white collar investigations and coordinated large scale document collections and reviews. Her paralegal experience covers all aspects of litigation from the initial investigation through trial and appeal. I n the Office of General Counsel, Ms. Harmon is responsible for legislation, residency and EH&S and Campus Safety.  ​

I​n the Office of General Counsel, Ms. Harmon staffs cases involving all aspects of litigation.


  • B.A., California State University, Long Beach
  • A.A., Coastline Community College
  • Paralegal Certificate, Coastline Community College

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