B.A. University of Michigan 1972
J.D. Boalt Hall School of Law 1975
Ellen has practiced labor and employment law exclusively since 1975. Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1998-99; Chair, Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Symposium Committee, 1995; Member, State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, Executive Committee; Member, Coalition of Labor Union Women. Lectured on collective bargaining for the UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, Orange County Industrial Relations Research Association, and Los Angeles Trade Technical College. Member, Board of Directors, 1981 to present, ACLU of Southern California; Member, Board of Directors, ACLU Foundation of Southern California; Chair, ACLU/SC Workers' Rights Committee. Staff counsel, United Farm Workers of America, 1976-79, and International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union, 1979-80.