Brad Johnson is an assistant general counsel with the Texas Ethics Commission, where his responsibilities include sworn complaint enforcement and providing legal assistance to the regulated community. Mr. Johnson has practiced in the areas of campaign finance law, lobby law, gift laws, and personal financial disclosure since 2007. Mr. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Texas Tech University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Johnson worked in a number of prosecutors' offices and served as a federal judicial intern.
Homer Diaz is an assistant general counsel at the Texas Ethics Commission and has been with the agency for nearly seven years where he has provided advice on Texas campaign finance laws, lobby laws and various other laws within the agency's jurisdiction. He has also investigated and processed numerous complaints against elected officials in Texas resolved though administrative hearings before the Ethics Commission and agreed upon settlements. He received his B.B.A from Texas A&M University with a specialization in business management, and J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio.
Ian Steusloff is Assistant General Counsel and Public Information Coordinator for the Texas Ethics Commission. He has presented and participated in panels for various governmental agencies, associations, and other groups regarding ethics laws in Texas. He joined the Ethics Commission in November 2004 and previously served as a law clerk with the Office of the Attorney General. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law, a master's degree in philosophy from the Yale Graduate School, and an undergraduate degree in philosophy from the University of California at Riverside.
Lauren Bellomy is an assistant general counsel at the Texas Ethics Commission. Prior to joining commission staff, she worked for Jones McClure Publishing, where she was a researcher and writer for O'Connor's Causes of Action. She received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Natalie Adelaja has served as an assistant general counsel with the Texas Ethics Commission since August 2009. She received her B.A. in Women's Studies from the University of Nevada, Reno, and her J.D. from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas.
Nick Espinosa has served as an assistant general counsel for the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC) since June 2011. Before joining the TEC, Nick worked as an associate for a plaintiff's law firm and handled debt collection and personal injury cases.
Nick earned a B.S. in economics from Texas A&M University in 2006, and his J.D., cum laude, from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California in 2010. Nick is admitted to practice law in California and Texas.