Thursday, December 18, 2014

Judge Berzon on Justice Brennan

On January 22 at the Biltmore in downtown LA, LACBA's Labor & Employment Law Section presents a dinner/MCLE program: Justice Brennan's Labor & Employment Jurisprudence: Will We See the Like Again?

Justice William J. Brennan, the son of a union leader, was a management labor law practitioner before he became a judge and then a United States Supreme Court Justice.  Judge Marsha S. Berzon, a former clerk to Justice Brennan and herself a labor and employment practitioner before becoming a judge, will discuss Justice Brennan's judicial contributions to the field and muse about how the level of labor and employment expertise among current judges and justices may be affecting the development of the law in these areas now.
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Judge Marsha S. Berzon is a graduate of Radcliffe College and the law school at the University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall), where she was Articles Editor of the California Law Review. She served as a law clerk to Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., of the United States Supreme Court and for Judge James R. Browning of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Judge Berzon was confirmed as a judge of the Ninth Circuit on March 9, 2000. Judge Berzon is currently a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a member of the American Law Institute, and an Advisor to the American Law Institute Restatement of Employment Law.
Another program of note (all day on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Hilton in Universal City): Rutter's Advanced Civil Litigation 2015, featuring Justices Corrigan, Edmon, Bigelow, and Simons, and a host of superior Superior Court judges and well-known practitioners.