Thursday, December 12, 2013

          Thinkers & Doers: Dec. 12, 2013

          Professor Joan C. Williams, Larry Lowe '83, Fram Virjee '85, Aaron Booth '92, Rachel Erlich '96, Ray Mueller '01, Kristi Walton '05
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          Ray Mueller '01, mayor of Menlo Park

          Joan C. Williams

          Professor Joan Williams was quoted in the Washington Post about how younger women are closing the pay gap.

          Joan C. WilliamsA new Pew Research Center survey and analysis of census data finds that, in 2012, young women aged 25 to 34 made 93 percent of what their male peers made, up from 89 percent in 2005. That’s far above the 84 percent pay gap for all women, according to the Pew analysis released Wednesday.

          The attitudes the young women express in the survey stands in contrast to the views often assigned to Generation Y. “The conventional wisdom is that millennial women don’t know what’s going to hit them when they have children, that they’re so naïve,” says Joan Williams, the founding director of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings College of the Law. “Well, not so much. This shows millennial women know they’re not facing a level playing field.” Read more here.

          Larry Lowe '83

          Larry Lowe's 83 has joined Artemis Internet as Director of Legal Affairs. He previously worked in the legal department at Apple for 17 years.

          Fram Virjee '85

          Fram VirjeeFram Virjee '85 has been named Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel of California State University. He begins the post in January 2104. He recently retired from O'Melveny & Meyers, where he was a labor and employment lawyer since 1985. He was selected by the Daily Journal as a Top Labor & Employment Lawyer from 2010-2012. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the Drucker Management Center of the Claremont Graduate University.

          Aaron B. Booth ’92

          Aaron B. Booth ’92 was invited the join the prestigious Claims Litigation and Management Alliance( CLM). CLM is a nonpartisan alliance of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, corporate counsel, litigation and risk managers, claims professionals, and attorneys. 

          Rachel Ehrlich ’96

          Rachel Ehrlich ’96 was named Vice President and Chief Claims Officer for CAMICO, the national’s largest CPA-focused program of insurance and risk management. The company is based in San Mateo.

          Ray Mueller ’01

          Ray Mueller ’01 (pictured above) was selected as the new mayor of Menlo Park by the Menlo Park City Council. Mueller had served as vice mayor. In his short acceptance speech, he said he as “a little bit excited, a little nervous, and very grateful” to serve as mayor. He was first elected to the city council in 2012.

          Kristi Walton

          Kristi Walton '05

          Kristi Walton ’05 was elected to the partnership of Davis Graham & Stubbs in Denver. She specializes in employment and labor law, and is part of the firm's Trial Group. She joined the firm in 2008. Walton is on the steering committee of the Mile High United Way’s Emerging Leaders Council. She was named a Colorado Rising Star in 2011-2013 by Thomson Reuters.

          Nota Bene

          • Professor Scott Dodson correctly predicted the outcome of Sprint Communications v. Jacobs. Read the rundown on SCOTUSblog.
          • Associate Academic Dean for Research William S. Dodge was appointed The Honorable Roger J. Traynor Professor of Law, beginning in 2014. Read more here.

          --Dec. 12, 2013

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