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Languages spoken: English, French

Practice areas


  1. Civil Rights: 40%
    10 years, 6 cases
  2. Class Action: 35%
    15 years, 20 cases
  3. Employment: 25%
    9 years, 2 cases

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315 Montgomery St 10th Fl
San Francisco, CA, 94104


ALAuthorized to practice law201207/19/2016
NYCurrently registered 200203/07/2016
CANot Eligible to Practice Law (Not Entitled)200205/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Finalist - Trial Lawyer of the YearPublic Justice Foundation2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateRosen, Bien & Galvan LLP2006 - Present
AssociateLerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins2003 - 2006
ClerkJudge William Canby, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals2001 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
L.H. v. Schwarzeneggersuccessfully settled
Coleman v. Schwarzenegger (overcrowding)Judgment in favor of plaintiffs
Willis v. California Air National GuardSuccessfully settled
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Publication nameTitleDate
23 HOUSTON J. INT’L L. 255The Exit Fiction: Unconstitutional Indefinite Detention of Deportable Aliens2001
15 EMORY INT’L L. REV. 207Racial Profiling and International Human Rights Law: Illegal Discrimination in the United States2001
48 J. INT’L AFF.Book Review: Nationalism, Ethnic Conflict and Democracy1996
50 J. INT’L AFF. iEditors’ Foreword: Religion, Politics and Power1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Columbia UniversityHuman Rights & Humanitarian LawMasters of International Affairs1996
Barnard CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Guest Lecturer, “The Crisis of California Prisons: Emerging Law and Policy IssuesParole Revocation2010