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Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member, ACLU Foundation of Southern California (President, 2007-2012)
  • Board Member, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
  • Founding Board Member, Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice
  • Co-Founder and Former Board Member, Progressive Jewish Alliance (President, 2008-2009)
  • Founding Member, African-American/Jewish Leadership Connection
  • Founding Member, Muslim/Jewish Dialogue Group
  • Advisory Board Member, Defending Dissent Foundation
  • Media Lawyer Member, Los Angeles Superior Court Media Committee
  • Member, Los Angeles Copyright Society (Trustee, 2009-2013)
  • Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Chancery Club
  • Member, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
  • Member, California Public Defenders Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Attorney, ACLU Foundation of Southern California
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Society of Professional Journalists
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Bet Tzedek Legal Services
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Public Counsel
  • Former Commissioner, Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, an independent city-county agency formed to address the problems of homelessness on a regional basis (Chair, July 2008-June 2009; Vice-Chair, July 2007-June 2008)
  • Former Chair, Entertainment Law Committee, Media Law Resource Center (2010-2012)
  • Former Board Member, Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)
  • Former Board Member, LA Youth (bi-monthly newspaper by and about teens)
  • Former Board Member, Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (Federation)
  • Former Regional President and Board Member, American Jewish Congress (AJCongress)
  • Former Chair, Urban Affairs Commission, Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Committee
  • Former Chair, Jewish Public Affairs Committee of California (statewide legislative advocacy arm of California’s organized Jewish communities)
  • Former Member, Legal Review Committee, California First Amendment Coalition