Sharon A. Cheever
Senior vice president and general counsel at Pacific Life
Ms. Cheever serves as senior vice president and general counsel. In these roles, she oversees the departments of Law, Corporate Compliance, PSD Compliance, Government Relations, and Corporate Secretary services. Ms. Cheever joined Pacific Life in 1986 as assistant vice president, investment law. In 1992, she was promoted to vice president and investment counsel. On January 1, 2008, Ms. Cheever was promoted to senior vice president and general counsel and elected to the board of directors of Pacific Life Insurance Company. During her 29-year career with Pacific Life, Ms. Cheever has been involved in varied aspects of the company’s business, including acquisitions and dispositions, securities investments and workouts, strategic initiatives, and investment product implementations. Of particular note, she was involved in the legal oversight of the formation of PIMCO Advisors LP, the sale of PIMCO Advisors LP to Allianz, and the acquisition of Aviation Capital Group, Pacific Life Re, and Pacific Global Advisors. Prior to joining Pacific Life, Ms. Cheever served as an associate at the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers from 1982 to 1986.