EEOC Update: Emerging Trends in Nondiscrimination Law
We invite you to join us for a presentation with U.S. EEOC Commissioner, Chai Feldblum.
Co-hosted by Latham & Watkins LLP.
Friday, September 14, 2012
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Latham & Watkins LLP
355 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Conference Room 3E and 3F
*Lunch will be served.
*Please RSVP to Raquel Perez at email@example.com.
Prior to her appointment to the EEOC, Commissioner Feldblum was a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown, she founded the Law Center’s Federal Legislation and Administrative Clinic. She also founded and co-directed Workplace Flexibility 2010, a policy enterprise focused on finding common ground between employers and employees on workplace flexibility issues. As Legislative Counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union from 1988 to 1991, Commissioner Feldblum played a leading role in helping to draft and negotiate the ground-breaking Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Later, as a law professor representing the Epilepsy Foundation, she was equally instrumental in the drafting and negotiating of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Commissioner Feldblum has also worked to advance LGBT rights, has been one of the drafters of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act, and is the first openly lesbian Commissioner of the EEOC. She clerked for Judge Frank Coffin of the First Circuit Court of Appeals and for Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun after receiving her J.D. from Harvard Law School. She received her B.A. degree from Barnard College.