The University of California Davis School of Law announced Monday that it has selected its next leader, who has led an Ohio law school as a co-dean for more than a decade.

Jessica Berg, who has served as one of the two co-deans at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, was tapped to fill the vacancy of Kevin R. Johnson, who will step down next month after 16 years of leadership, UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Mary Croughan announced in a statement.