The Arizona Corporation Commission recently chose Timothy La Sota to serve as acting general counsel and acting director for its legal division.
La Sota, a government-affairs attorney with 16 years of experience, has advised numerous governmental bodies on state and federal law. He also has represented government entities in litigation.
“Timothy La Sota is a true pro,” Tom Forese, corporation commission chairman, said. “My priority as chairman is accountability, and Mr. La Sota will be a key player is dispelling any misperceptions about this commission and its staff while ensuring the highest integrity in the often-complicated and sensitive matters that come before us.”
La Sota has his own law practice and previously worked with Phoenix’s Tiffany & Bosco PA as well as Scottsdale’s Rose Law Group. He also served as special assistant county attorney in the Maricopa County Attorney's Office and as chief of staff to Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane.
“Mr. La Sota will be an excellent fit for the needs of our legal division,” the commission’s executive director, Ted Vogt, said. “His level of experience will bring a progressive perspective to the detailed work that is required from our staff in making decisions and providing the excellence in counsel which serves our commission to make decisions that ultimately serve our residents.”