Combs ’88

Chair, UC Hastings Board of Directors


Tina Combs, of Oakland, was appointed to the Board of Directors in May 2007. In 2009, she was appointed to serve as Deputy General Counsel for the University of California. She is a member of the senior management group and the General Counsel’s cabinet and heads the business and land use division. Prior to joining the University of California, Ms. Combs was a 15-year veteran attorney at Wells Fargo, where she served as senior counsel, vice president and managing counsel and senior company counsel. She began her career at Morrison & Foerster, where she practiced law as a senior associate in the business department. Ms. Combs has held director and leadership positions on numerous boards, professional, civic and non-profit organizations during her career. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.