2014-present: Arbitrator (grievance and arbitrations, fact-finding hearings, civil service hearings, mediation, labor-management partnerships, interest-based bargaining)
2011-2014: Safety Leader, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California
2009-2011: National Coordinator, Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, Oakland, California
2005-2008: Partner, Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld, Alameda, California
2000-2005: Associate, Van Bourg, Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld, Oakland, California
JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2000
MA, University of Chicago, Divinity School, 1996
BA, University of Chicago, 1996
ADMISSION TO PRACTICE LAW
State of California, 2000; United States District Courts, California, 2000; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2000 (SBN: 208742)
2019-present: President, Oakland Technical High School Parent Teacher Student Association, Oakland, California
2017-2018: Alternate commissioner, Oakland Police Commission, Oakland, California
Alameda Contra Costa Transit District and Amalgamated Transit Union, American Arbitration Association, AAA Tribal Labor Panel, California State Mediation and Conciliation Service, California Public Employment Relations Board, Panel of Neutrals, California State University and California Faculty Association, County of Los Angeles Civil Service Commission, Communication Workers of America District 9 and AT&T West, County of Los Angeles Employment Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Federal Mediation Program, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, Los Angeles Employee Relations Board, National Mediation Board, United States Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO Arbitration Panel, UPI and United Steelworkers Locals Panel, Washington Public Employment Relations Commission.
Transportation (rail, public transit), freight, healthcare, entertainment, communications, professional and technical, building trades, service industries, public sector, healthcare, education, higher education, cities and counties, law enforcement, postal, and service.
California State Bar Labor and Employment Section; Bar Association of San Francisco, ADR and Labor & Employment Sections; National Academy of Arbitrators; Orange County Labor and Employment Relations and Research Association
PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
“Technology and Ethics: A Guide for Neutrals,” ABA Just Resolutions Newsletter, March 2015.
DHL Express and Teamsters, 135 LA 1858 (2016)
YRC Freight and Teamsters, 136 LA 50 (2016)
DHL Express and Teamsters, 139 LA 653 (2019)
Faculty, Labor Arbitration Institute
Faculty, Labor Relations Information Systems
Program Chair, “Meet the Arbitrator” Conference, National Academy of Arbitrators, Northern California Region