JUDITH E. POSNER, born Santa Monica, California.
Education: University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., History, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, College of Honors 1990); UCLA School of Law (J.D. 1993). Member and Editor, UCLA School of Law, Women’s Law Journal.
Admitted to: California State Bar; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits; U.S. District Courts in California.
Judicial Clerkship: Law Clerk to Hon. Melvin Brunetti (Dec.), U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1993-1994).
Professional Experience: Benedon & Serlin, LLP (2015-present); Senior Judicial Attorney, California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, for Presiding Justice Frances Rothschild in Division One (2010-2015) and for Presiding Justice Dennis M. Perluss in Division Seven (2001-2007); Of Counsel, Crosby, Heafey, Roach & May (2001) and Reed Smith (2007-2010); Associate, Horvitz & Levy LLP (1995-2001); Associate, Sidley & Austin (1994-1995).
Recipient: Southern California Super Lawyer, in Appellate Law, 2005-2006, 2019; Best Lawyers in America, in Appellate Law, 2019, U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers.