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Michael R.W. Houston

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Michael Houston is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Tejon Ranch Co. He previously held those positions at the Company for almost five years beginning in 2016.  He left Tejon Ranch in 2021 to join the Southern California Association of Governments, where he served as Chief Counsel and Director of Legal Services for the nation’s largest metropolitan planning agency.  Prior to his initial tenure with Tejon Ranch, Houston served as City Attorney for the City of Anaheim.  He has extensive experience in corporate governance, municipal/public agency law, real estate and economic development, land use and environmental issues. Houston graduated magna cum laude from Chapman University with a BA in Political Science and earned his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University School of Law.  Houston is licensed to practice law in California and Colorado.