Paul B. Arata

925 L Street

Sacramento, California 95814

Office: 916-341-8249


Paul B. Arata is a deputy legislative counsel. He joined the office in 2016.

Mr. Arata is assigned to a branch of the office that handles laws relating to air resources, elementary and secondary education, fish and wildlife, food and agriculture, harbors and navigation, hazardous materials, postsecodary education, public resources, public safety, public utilities, solid waste, streets and highways, transportation, and water.

Prior to joining the office, Mr. Arata worked as a research assistant at UCLA School of Law, and an intern for the Office of Legislative Counsel.

Mr. Arata received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where he was senior editor for the Journal of Environmental Law and Policy. He earned his undergraduate degree from UCLA, with a Bachelor of Arts in history, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

Mr. Arata is a member of the California State Bar.