Irving named Kuruvilla “K.O.” Oommen as city attorney effective April 1. He replaces Charles Anderson, who is retiring.
“K.O. has been a tremendous asset to Irving,” Mayor Beth Van Duyne said in a prepared statement. “We appreciate his intellect and professionalism and are looking forward to working with him as city attorney.”
Oommen will oversee a staff of 16.
Oommen joined Irving in 2007 as senior assistant city attorney and was promoted to deputy city attorney in 2008.
A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Houston, Oommen received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. He’s worked as an associate at Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam LLP in Fort Worth and as an assistant city attorney for Houston. While in Houston, he received the Ed A. Cazeras Award for Excellence and Professionalism in Municipal Law.
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