March 13, 2016 — Pepperdine Law alumnus Chris Dallas (JD ’96) will be promoted to vice president at Pacific Life Insurance Company’s Investment Counsel, Corporate Division, effective April 1, 2016. Pacific Life Insurance Company is located in Newport Beach, CA.
Mr. Dallas joined Pacific Life in 2004 as an assistant vice president, Investment Counsel, in the Corporate Division. He oversees legal matters related to investments, providing legal advice and counsel to Investment Management, Real Estate, Pacific Asset Management and Pacific Asset Advisors LLC regarding significant and complex investment transactions. He serves as the secretary of Pacific Life’s Management Investment and Credit Committee, providing legal advice and input on key investment-related decisions, recommending options that are likely to optimize recoveries. As vice president, Investment Counsel, Mr. Dallas will have expanded responsibilities and will serve as the head of the Investment legal function. Mr. Dallas lives in Irvine. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a bachelor’s degree in law and society. Mr. Dallas received his Juris Doctor from the Pepperdine University School of Law