THE LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW SECTION’S New Executive Committee Members
Scott Stillman is a partner at McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky who specializes in employment law. He represents workers in a wide variety of cases, including discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination matters throughout the State of California. He graduated from Stanford University and received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law.
Before joining McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky, Mr. Stillman worked as an extern for Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, as a legal intern for the San Francisco Office of the Public Defender, and as a law clerk for Altshuler Berzon LLP and Greater Boston Legal ServicesâEmployment Unit.
He serves on the Diversity Committee of the California Employment Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Bar Association of San Francisco. Additionally, he is a regular volunteer with Legal Aid At Work.
Katherine Thomson has been a neutral arbitrator and mediator of labor and employment disputes since 1997. She is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators. She arbitrates in many industries, including construction, communications, education, federal public sector, healthcare, police and fire, correctional officer, hotels/casinos, transit, hospitals/nursing homes, utilities, and broadcasting.