Mississippi to San Francisco: The Law in the Life of Lindbergh Porter
Events and Lectures
Monday, March 11, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
School of Law
|Department:||Center for Law and Ethics
Lindbergh Porter is a highly esteemed and accomplished graduate
of the University of San Francisco School of Law. He practices in wage
and hour, discrimination, and wrongful termination litigation, both on an
individual and class basis. His career has been marked not only by his
extraordinary talent as a trial lawyer and litigator but also by the
contributions he has made to the community and by his professionalism and
personal integrity. He will discuss his life growing up in segregated
Mississippi, how he ended up coming to San Francisco and practicing law, and
some lessons he has learned over the course of his career, including about the
effective and ethical practice of law.
Porter, Class of ’81, is a Shareholder in the firm of Littler Mendelson P.C.
and represents employers in all types of employment litigation and has done so
in more than 50 state and federal court, jury, and regulatory agency trials
including before the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor
and the Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
Among many accolades,
Mr. Porter has most recently been named in The
Best Lawyers in America, 2013. He
was selected as USF’s Distinguished Alumnus of the Year in 2011.
This event is co-sponsored by the Black Law Students Association and the Labor and Employment Law Students Association