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Mark A. Lemke
USC Gould School of Law

Mark A. Lemke

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: December 30, 2018




Mark A. Lemke is a full-time commercial mediator, specializing in employment disputes. He has resolved the full range of employment disputes — including discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, harassment (different and same-sex), failure to accommodate (disability and religion), wage and hour, misclassification and many others. He also specializes in personal injury lawsuits, including catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death. Lemke has mediated more than 1,500 cases.

Lemke is a frequent lecturer and author on employment, insurance and mediation. He is a proud graduate of USC Gould School of Law ('00). He since earned his LLM in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute.

Lemke serves on the boards of the Southern California Mediation Association and LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles. He is also a member of the Mexican American Bar Association and the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles.

He is a lecturer in law for Employment Mediation, assisting with the Employment Mediation Clinic and Advanced Mediation Clinic.  

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Law 360
May 20, 2022
Re: Thomas Lenz

Thomas Lenz was quoted in a story about Apple Store union organizers hoping to be as successful in unionizing as Starbucks workers. He said employers need to be aware of how fast news travels between different store locations. "It is completely foreseeable that employees in vastly different locations will be in touch and tracking what's going on and perhaps trying to coordinate their efforts in the best way to get a win if they're seeking representation," Lenz said. Story is behind paywall.

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“Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana,” Centre International de Recherches sur les Esclavages at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France.

Camille Gear Rich
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“No More Boxes to Check: Imagining The Anti-Racist Law Firm,” NALP Annual Education Conference, New Orleans, LA.

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“Disclosure Among Child Abuse Victims” (with K. London and M. Eisen), Fourth Zoom Psychology and Law Symposium: Children in Legal Settings, Maastrict University, Maastricht, Netherlands.