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Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Mediation Clinic
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Lisa Klerman is a clinical professor of law and directs the USC Gould School of Law Mediation Clinic. Prior to 2004, she was a partner at Morrison & Foerster, where her achievements included several notable jury trials, as well as high-profile appellate cases. In 2004, Klerman left the partnership at Morrison & Foerster to become a full-time mediator. In 2007, she founded the USC Gould School of Law Mediation Clinic.
In 2004, Klerman was honored with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Achievement Award in recognition for her outstanding ADR services to the Los Angeles Superior Court. That same year, Klerman was named a Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star, recognized as one of the top 2.5 percent employment attorneys in
Klerman serves on the Public Policy Committee of the California Dispute Resolution Council, as well as the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She has been a commentator on National Public Radio and has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars. In addition to being published in the
Klerman completed her undergraduate education at the
- Inside the Caucus: An Empirical Analysis of Mediation from Within, 12 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 686 (2015) (with Daniel Klerman) - (PDF)
- Litigating Employment Discrimination Cases, Contributing Author of Chapter 10, Alternative Dispute Resolution, James Publishing, 2006-2012 editions
- California Supreme Court Holds That Coworkers Are Not Personally Liable For Sexual Harassment, Employment Law Commentary, January 2000.
- California Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision Permitting Mandatory Arbitration of Employment Disputes, Employment Law Commentary, September 2000.
- The Role of the Jury and the Court in Assessing Front Pay Awards Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 58 University of Chicago Law Review 1475 (1991) - (PDF)
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Jonathan Handel was interviewed about contract negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and television and movie producers. "The union has worked to release writers from exclusivity agreements but only if they make less than $210,000 a year," said Handel. "The irony here is that the Writers Guild's struggling TV writers are upper income, not middle class".
"The Priority of Avoiding Harm and Principles of Risk Regulation" was solicited and selected for a special, symposium issue of the journal Revus.
Gillian Hadfield participated in a roundtable discussion of her book “Rules for a Flat World” at the Silicon Flatirons, University of Colorado Boulder School of Law.
Keynote, "Rules for a Flat World," Entrepreneurship and Collaboration Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder