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California State University, Los Angeles

5151 State University Drive
Off. Of Gen. Counsel/Adm. 819
Los Angeles, CA, 90032-4226

Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 50%
    26 years
  2. Education: 50%
    13 years

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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Legal Department 2013 (CSU's Office of General Counsel)American Lawyer Media/Corporate Counsel Magazine2013
Best Lawyers Under 40NAPABA2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
University Legal Counsel and Information Privacy OfficerCalifornia State University, Los Angeles2002 - Present
PartnerLewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Law Revision CommissionCommissioner (Appointed by Governor Jerry Brown)2011 - Present
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth DistrictAdmitted to PracticeN/A
U.S. District Court, Central and Eastern Districts of CaliforniaAdmitted to PracticeN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaAdmitted to PracticeN/A
International Association of Privacy ProfessionalsCertified Information Privacy Professional/GovernmentN/A
The Human Resource Certification Institute and the Society for Human Resource ManagementSenior Professional in HR and Senior Certified ProfessionalN/A
Pacific Council on International PolicyMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Office of General Counsel Manuals on California State University Legal IssuesHandbook on Disability Law in Student Programs and Activities (2008 Edition)2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of ChicagoSocial ScienceA.M. - Master of ArtsN/A
University of ChicagoPolitical ScienceA.B. - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Harvard UniversityHigher Education - Management and Leadership in EducationM.L.E. CertificateN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SCCLA ForumWorking Effectively With In-House Counsel2009
Rotary Group Study Exchange (Oxford, England)The American Legal System1993