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Committee Members

Co-chairs: Michael Huggins and Christian Andrew-von Euw

Name Organization Locale
Allison Westfahl Kong U.S. Attorney’s Office Los Angeles
Eddie Jauregui Holland & Knight Los Angeles
Elaine Zhong Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney Los Angeles
Michael Farhang Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP Los Angeles
Mariam Kaloustian US Attorney’s Office – Civil Los Angeles
Christian Andreu-von Euw Morrison Foerster San Diego
Jessica Leal U.S. DOJ – Antitrust Division San Francisco
Michael Huggins Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP San Francisco
Michael Wahlander Seyfarth Shaw LLP San Francisco
Neil Smith FedArb San Francisco
Chi Soo Kim US Attorney’s Office Sacramento
Jamil R. Ghannam Deputy City Attorney Stockton

Committee Details

Oversight: The Litigation Section Executive Committee

Number of Members: 15

Member Terms: Three years.  Terms begin and end on the last day of the CLA Annual Meeting.

Committee Functions:

  • Educate attorneys on issues pertaining to Federal Court practice;
  • Keep the Litigation Section abreast of Federal Court issues that may have an impact on Section members;
  • Review and make recommendations on proposals that affect California Federal Court practice and the Federal Courts in California;
  • Recommend improvements to the provision of legal services in California Federal Courts.

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