Deputy Chief, Employment Litigation Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., University of Kansas; J.D., Harvard; LL.M. (Labor & Employment), Georgetown
B.S., The University of Kansas; J.D., Harvard; LL.M. (Labor & Employment), Georgetown. Professor Lopez currently serves as Deputy...Continue Reading
B.S., The University of Kansas; J.D., Harvard; LL.M. (Labor & Employment), Georgetown. Professor Lopez currently serves as Deputy Chief in the Employment Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he formerly served as a senior trial attorney. Prior to his current appointment, Professor Lopez served as director of human resources at Washington Post Digital and as counsel in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs. Professor Lopez also worked at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, first as counsel to the Chairwoman and then as an appellate litigation attorney in the EEOC's Office of General Counsel. Before joining the EEOC, Professor Lopez practiced labor and employment law at both management-side and plaintiff-side law firms in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Professor Lopez is an active member of the American Bar Association and has served as past co-chair of the D.C. Bar's Labor and Employment Law Section and past president of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia.