Mississippi to San Francisco: The Law in the Life of Lindbergh Porter

Monday, March 11, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Kendrick 102
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Events and Lectures
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. 

Lindbergh 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


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