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.
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.
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.
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.
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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