Rothner, Segall & Greenstone

Los Angeles area (Pasadena), CA

This is the 2021 fellowship description for this mentor organization.

Rothner, Segall & Greenstone is a Southern California law firm engaged in the representation of public and private sector labor unions and individual plaintiffs in labor and employment-related matters, as well as labor-management trust funds. Our cases typically involve the prosecution and defense of claims arising out of collective bargaining agreements, the National Labor Relations Act, various public sector bargaining statutes, the California Labor Code, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and other statutes guaranteeing labor and employment rights to employees. The firm represents a number of local unioins as retained counsel on general matters, including litigation, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, negotiations and advice. We are also local counsel to several international unions and have represented many individual employees in discrimination, wrongful termination adn wage and hour litigation.

In addition to performing legal research and writing, the Peggy Browning Fellow can expect to meet our union client representatives, learn about and participate in organizing campaigns we are involved in (including the SEIU-sponsored “Fight for 15” movement), and attend arbitrations and administrative proceedings.

We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. Demonstrated interest or experience in the labor movement or other social justice organizations is preferred but not required.

The fellowship stipend for the total ten-week commitment will be up to $12,500, depending on experience.

In addition to the Peggy Browning application requirements (cover letter, completed application form, essays, and resume), please also include a writing sample and transcript (unofficial is acceptable).

Please submit the application package to:

Daniel B. Rojas, Associate
Rothner, Segall & Greenstone
510 S. Marengo Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101