Careers in Law: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

Careers in Law: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

Hosted by the San Francisco Bar Association

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PANEL I: Careers in LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW

Labor and Employment Law is an expanding field encompassing areas such as sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wage and hour, unionization, unfair labor practices, restrictive covenants, privacy, government contractor requirements and work rules.

Panelists

Ted Borromeo, McKesson Corporation

David Lowe, Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP

Richard McPalmer, National Labor Relations Board
Eric Tate, Morrison & Foerster LLP

 

PANEL II: Careers in APPELLATE LAW

Appellate law is a complex legal specialty and a difficult one for new lawyers to enter. It encompasses all aspects of litigation and requires exceptional writing and reasoning skills.

Panelists

David de Jesus, Reed Smith LLP

Ben Feuer, California Appellate Law Group

Leah Spero, Spero Law Office

Michael von Loewenfeldt, Kerr & Wagstaffe, LLP

 

PANEL III: Careers in TAX LAW

Tax law is a broad area that encompasses a number of sub-specialties, such as general corporate tax, executive compensation, tax litigation, international tax planning, exempt organizations, and municipal finance.

Panelists

Ana Mendez Darby, Arch Mortgage Insurance Company, Incoming president of the Tax Executives Institute (TEI)

Suzanne Farley, Venable

Michelle Ferreira, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Michelle Ng, Baker McKenzie

 

PANEL IV: Careers in LITIGATION

A career in litigation offers many benefits. For legal professionals who work in the litigation arena, every day is different.

Panelists

Rebecca Bers, Deputy City Attorney, San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Nikki Vo, Associate General Counsel, IP Litigation, Facebook

Warren Metlitzky, Conrad & Metlitzky

Tiseme G. Zegeye, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

 

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Location:

Morrison & Foerster

425 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94105