About the Office of Inspector General
Max Huntsman, Inspector General, is a seasoned County employee with more than 22 years of progressively responsible experience working for the Office of the District Attorney. As a Deputy District Attorney he is most known for anti-corruption efforts and has conducted investigations and prosecutions of numerous local county and city officials. He spent several years cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney conducting “pay-to-play” investigations of the City of Los Angeles which resulted in federal and state prosecutions and was followed by a change in administration. Mr. Huntsman has also tried a variety of crimes up to and including murder and spent many years prosecuting white collar crime. Mr. Huntsman was selected in 2013 to become the County of Los Angeles’s very first Inspector General.
Mr. Huntsman graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz. In 1991, Mr. Huntsman earned a Juris Doctorate from Yale Law School and is currently a member of the State Bar of California.