Julia Campins

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Campins Benham-Baker
935 Moraga Road Suite 200
Lafayette, CA 94549
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Julia Campins is a founding partner of Campins Benham-Baker. Prior to forming the firm, she was an attorney with Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C. from 2007 to 2012. Ms. Campins was the Equal Justice Litigation Fellow at The Impact Fund from 2006 to 2007. From 2005 to 2006, Ms. Campins clerked for the Hon. Marsha S. Berzon of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Campins serves as co-editor of the ABA Section of Litigation Class Actions and Derivative Suits Newsletter. She has spoken at the Annual Convention of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Impact Fund’s Strategic Conference on Employment Discrimination Class Actions. She also presented at the Bridgeport Continuing Legal Education 2011 "Discrimination & Harassment" program. Ms. Campins is the author of the "Equitable Remedies" chapter in Employment Damages and Remedies (CEB 2012), as well as chapters in a forthcoming ABA-BNA treatise on the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). She is an Executive Editor of the 5th Edition of the ABA-BNA Employment Discrimination Law treatise (2013). She has also authored articles, including "CAFA Remands: Assigning the Burdens," published in the ABA Section of Litigation Class Actions and Derivative Suits Newsletter, Fall 2010, “Class Certification in 401(k) Cases After LaRue,” (with Catha Worthman of Lewis Feinberg) published in the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Benefits Committee Newsletter, Summer 2009, and “Class Member Turnover and Employment Class Certification,” published in the Summer/Fall 2007 issue of the National Employment Lawyers Association’s The Employee Advocate. In 2011 & 2012, Super Lawyers magazine named her a "Rising Star" among Northern California attorneys. Ms. Campins was recognized as an Outstanding Subcommittee Chair - Class Actions & Derivative Suits by the ABA Section of Litigation for the 2011-2012 Leadership Year. A graduate of Columbia Law School, Ms. Campins was President of the Public Interest Law Foundation and a Managing Editor of the Columbia Law Review. She was also co-Coordinator of the Tenants’ Rights Project, a pro bono project in conjunction with the Goddard Riverside SRO Law Project in New York City. Ms. Campins received the Samuel I. Rosenman Prize for Academic Excellence in Public Interest Law and was a James Kent and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

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Employment Law