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Tim Laske

Tim Laske

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 30, 2017




Tim Laske is an assistant United States attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. Previously, he was an associate at DLA Piper LLP, where he practiced commercial, employment, securities and white collar litigation. Laske obtained his BA from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his JD from University of California, Hastings. At Hastings, he served as a board member of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and was a senior executive editor for the communications and entertainment law journal. Laske currently serves as a member of the State Bar’s Judicial Nominees Evaluation Commission, which assists Governor Edmund (Jerry) Brown with reviewing applications for the California courts.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Washington Post
December 2, 2019
Re: Jonathan Handel

Jonathan Handel was quoted on Pete Davidson's nondisclosure agreement for attending his comedy shows, barring the audience from speaking about his shows. Handel mentioned that successfully suing a random fan for $1 million would be nearly impossible. “The optics of going to court and suing one of your fans is really pretty ugly,” Handel said. “It would be foolish to do that.”

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