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Labor and Employment Law Panel.

Start/End Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:10 PM EST -- 01:10 PM EST
Location Name WJW Basement L107

Are you interested in representing workers? Have you ever wondered what "union-side labor law" means? Does working for the federal government in the employment and/or labor law contexts interest you?

Join SJI in welcoming three CLS alums who practice in these fields for an informative session on the wide range of public interest labor and employment lawyering work opportunities.

Presenter Biographies:
MOLLY BIKLEN, CLS '04, is a trial attorney in the Regional Solicitor's office of the U.S. Department of Labor, where she litigates cases to enforce the labor laws and protect workers.  Prior to working at the U.S. Department of Labor, she worked as a staff attorney and Skadden Fellow at the Urban Justice Center, Community Development Project.  There, she provided litigation and advocacy to workers seeking to enforce their rights and community groups working for social justice.  She also clerked for the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, then on the Second Circuit, and the Honorable Lewis A. Kaplan, U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York.

MARGARET MALLOY, CLS '99, is a Senior Trial Attorney in the New York District Office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where she represents the EEOC in discrimination lawsuits against private employers. Before joining the EEOC in 2006, Maggie was an associate at Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss, LLP, an employee-side labor and employment firm, where she handled cases on behalf of union and individual clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts, in administrative forums, and in arbitration. Before joining Gladstein, Reif & Meginniss, Maggie served as a law clerk to the Hon. Denise Cote in the Southern District of New York.

After graduating from CLS in 2009, LIANE RICE joined the law firm of Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Englehard, P.C., a plaintiff-side employment law firm that specializes in employment discrimination cases. Liane had various semester and summer internships at CLS, including: Lawyers for Human Rights in Durban, South Africa; the ACLU Women's Rights Project; Sidley Austin; Legal Momentum; Legal Aid; and the Queens County District Attorney's Office, Domestic Violence Unit. She was the Managing Editor of the Journal of Gender and Law. Liane Rice graduated from Swarthmore College in 2003, after which she spent three years coordinating the courtroom advocacy program at Women Organized Against Rape in Philadelphia.

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