Stella Ngai

Chief Campus Counsel, UC Merced


Stella Ngai joined the Office of General Counsel in 2010. Prior to joining the University, Ms. Ngai was an Assistant District Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco and a litigator with the law firm of Minami Tamaki. As part of the Education Affairs & Governance Group, Ms. Ngai focuses on public disclosure, privacy,  ethics, and student-related areas, including fees. 

In 2018, Ms. Ngai was appointed by the Board of Trustees of the State Bar of California to serve as a member of the Commission on Judicial Nominees Evaluation.


Ms. Ngai is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley (B.A.) and Santa Clara University (J.D.).​

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