Christopher David Ruiz Cameron is Justice Marshall F. McComb Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. Professor Cameron has over 30 years of experience in labor relations and over 20 years of experience as a labor arbitrator in California. He just completed his term as Secretary of the ABA’s Section of Labor and Employment Law, the highest position a neutral can hold in that organization.
Professor Cameron’s public service includes his current term as a Commissioner of the Los Angeles County Employee Relations Commission (ERCOM), the agency that resolves unfair labor practices affecting nearly 100,000 employees working in over 50 separate bargaining units in the nation’s largest municipal government.
At Southwestern, Professor Cameron teaches the law of the workplace. His published scholarship includes co-authorship of two books by West Academic Publishing: Labor Law in the Contemporary Workplace (3d ed. 2018) and Labor-Management Relations: Strikes, Lockouts and Boycotts (2018-19 ed.). He is an Elected Member of the American Law Institute, the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and The Labor Law Group.
After serving as law clerk to Judge Harry Pregerson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Professor Cameron practiced labor law at a major firm in Southern California. He is a graduate of UCLA and Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.
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