Amherst College, B.A. [American Studies major and recipient of the Kellogg Public Speaking Award]
Columbia Law School, J.D.
[recipient of Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship]
Member of California Bar Association, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, United States Supreme Court
Western Center on Law & Poverty as Reginald Heber Smith Fellow
Associate in an insurance defense Law Firm of approximately 25 attorneys
Deputy Federal Public Defender for Central District of California
Chairman of the Federal Courts Criminal Indigent Defense Panel of Attorneys for Central District of California
Jackson & Lewis — Defending companies sued for a wide variety of civil liabilities including personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, etc.
Jackson & Associates — Suing businesses of all sizes on behalf of consumers under the Unruh Act and employees under the Fair Employment & Housing Act [“FEHA”] who have suffered harassment, discrimination, and retaliation based on race, disability, gender [including sexual harassment], sexual orientation, nationality, age, etc.
“Reductions in Force: Limiting Employer Liability” Defense Research Institute (DRI)
“Internal Reports and Confidentiality: Guidance For Managers” (DRI)
Opening a Law Office, State Bar of California
“Attorney-Client Privilege & Work Product Doctrine: Evidence For Business Lawyers” California Continuing Education of the Bar (“CEB”) Panelist
“Courtroom Conduct, Advocacy & Ethics” CEB Panelist
Co-creator and presenter of numerous seminars on workplace harassment and discrimination, given for UCLA Extension, Real Estate Section of the State Bar of California, California Minority Counsel Program in Los Angeles Times Building, Panelist at Annual Conference of DRI in Chicago “Employee Discharge and Documentation in California” Lorman Business Center, Los Angeles, Panelist