DAgosta JeffMWH Global today announced that it has appointed Jeff D’Agosta as the company’s chief legal officer and general counsel.  In this role, D’Agosta will lead the company’s global legal and insurance programs.

“Jeff has held several roles for the company successfully, including interim chief legal officer,” said MWH Global Chairman and CEO Alan Krause. “He is a trusted colleague and has been instrumental in implementing key aspects of our legal and risk program during the last seven years.  We are pleased that he will be serving the company in this new capacity.”

D’Agosta most recently served as the company’s deputy general counsel and succeeds Mark Shultz who recently announced his plans to take a new role outside of the company.

Prior to joining MWH, D’Agosta served as corporate counsel for Hensel Phelps Construction Co. in Greeley, Colo.  He also acted as counsel for McKenna, Long & Aldridge in Denver, Colo.  D’Agosta’s first career role was as assistant district counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha, Neb.

D’Agosta received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Nebraska where he also earned his juris doctor degree.

He lives in Fort Collins, Colo., with his wife and two daughters.