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  1. Employment: 90%
    26 years
  2. Civil Rights: 10%
    26 years

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  • Rebecca Grace Lewallen Kagin

    Jean is a phenomenal attorney. She is knowledgeable, passionate and highly skilled. She is also very devoted to community service in the legal profession, and has enriched the education of countless attorneys.


    Rebecca Kagin Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Stephen R Jaffe

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    Stephen Jaffe Employment and labor Attorney
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Contact info

180 Grand Ave.
Suite 1300
Oakland, CA, 94612


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLevy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP2012 - Present
PartnerDickson Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP2010 - 2012
PartnerBoxer & Gerson LLP1999 - 2009
Civil Rights Staff AttorneyUnited States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights1998 - 1999
OwnerLaw Office of Jean K. Hyams1991 - 1998
Contract AttorneyLegal Aid Society Of Alameda County1990 - 1990
Contract AttorneyEast Bay Community Law Center1990 - 1990
Marketing Communications ManagerHewlett Packard Company1984 - 1986
Marketing Communications ManagerOracle Corporation1983 - 1984
Assistant to the PresidentOracle Corporation1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Employment Lawyers AssociationGoverning Board memberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hill v. BART1.2+ Million Jury Verdict
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Wellesley CollegePolitical ScienceA.B.1982