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Ari Stiller
USC Gould School of Law

Ari Stiller

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: August 10, 2021




Ari Stiller is the founder of Stiller Law Firm, where he focuses on writs and appeals with an emphasis on employee rights. He recently authored briefs in significant cases at the California Court of Appeal and California Supreme Court that have helped to shape the state’s wage-and-hour laws, including Troester v. Starbucks Corporation (amicus counsel) and Kim v. Reins International California, Inc. Stiller also serves as Senior Counsel at Kingsley & Kingsley, where he represents employees in all aspects of workplace disputes and manages the firm's appellate practice.

Before Kingsley & Kingsley, he practiced on the motions and appeals team at a prominent Los Angeles defense firm and served as a judicial fellow to Judge Paul Watford on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Stiller graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA from Colorado College in 2006 and received his JD from University of Colorado School of Law in 2013, where he was an associate editor of the University of Colorado Law Review and class president. 

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Bloomberg Government
June 22, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Robin Craig
March, 2022

"Saltwater Sovereignty: Tribal Marine Management Authority Along the Pacific Coast.” Online Environmental Law Workshop. University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD.

Daniel Klerman
March, 2022

“Comment on Choi, Erickson, & Pritchard, ‘Coalitions among Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Securities Class Actions’,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Virtual, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Robin Craig
March, 2022

“Who’s on First? The Mind-Blowing Attempt to Conceptualize Deference in the Midst of Decision Delays and Agency Repeals,” J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium for the George Washington University School of Law, Virtual, Washington, D.C.