This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.

Brian Hardingham

Public Justice
Legal Fellow
Oakland CA
Brian Hardingham is a legal fellow at Public Justice, where he litigates a variety of cases concerning civil rights and civil liberties, employees’ rights, and forced arbitration. He is counsel in a putative class action in Alabama seeking damages against private probation company Judicial Correction Services. Before joining Public Justice, Brian clerked for Judge Jane Stranch on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Cormac Carney in the Central District of California. Brian graduated cum laude from University of California, Irvine School of Law, and received his B.A. in History from Columbia University. Before attending law school, Brian was a senior police misconduct investigator at New York City’s Civilian Complaint Review Board and a field organizer for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.