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Hon. Edward M. Chen

Hon. Edward M. Chen

United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States District Judge
San Francisco, CA, USA


Judge Chen is a 1979 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.  He served on the California Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif.  After clerking for U.S. District Judge Charles B. Renfrew and U.S. Court of Appeals Chief Judge James R. Browning, he practiced as a litigation associate with the law firm of Coblentz, Cahen, McCabe & Breyer.  He joined the legal staff of the ACLU Foundation of Northern California in 1985 where he served until joining the Court in 2001.  From 2001 to 2011, Judge Chen served as a federal Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of California.  Judge Chen was first nominated by President Obama to the U.S. District Court on August 6, 2009.  After a lengthy confirmation process, Judge Chen was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in May 2011.  In addition to his judicial duties, Judge Chen has participated and led judicial seminars on mediation, employment, intellectual property, civil rights, access to justice, and case management.  He has also led judicial seminars in Mexico, Malaysia, India, and Trinidad on case management, alternative dispute resolution and digital copyrights, and has served as a member of court committees dealing with access to justice and judicial education.  Judge Chen has served on the Ninth Circuit’s Task Force and Self-Represented Litigants and chaired its Implementation Committee.  He currently serves on the Circuit’s Fairness Committee and on the FJC’s District Judges Education Advisory Committee.
Hon. Edward M. Chen is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters United States District Court, Northern District of California, Procedural Guidance for Class Action Settlements - Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference, Monday, September 11, 2017
O’Connor, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al., Order Re Stay, Case No. 3:13-cv-03826-EMC (N.D. Cal., Dec. 12, 2016) - Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference, Monday, September 11, 2017
In Re Uber FCRA Litigation, Order Re First-Filed Rule and Uber’s Request for Stay/Dismissal Pursuant to Colorado River Abstention Doctrine, Case Nos. 13-cv-03826-EMC, 14-cv-5200-EMC, 15-cv-3667-EMC (N.D. Cal., Feb. 4, 2016) - Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference, Monday, September 11, 2017
Del Rio v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al., Order Granting Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss and Denying Plaintiff’s Motion for Conditional Certification, Case No. 15-cv-03667-EMC (N.D. Cal., Mar. 28, 2016) - Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference, Monday, September 11, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Views from the Bench -- What Are the Neutrals Looking For In Employment Cases? - Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Views from the Bench -- What Are the Neutrals Looking For In Employment Cases? - Views from the Bench -- What Are the Neutrals Looking For In Employment Cases?, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Views from the Bench -- What Are the Neutrals Looking For In Employment Cases? - Views from the Bench -- What Are the Neutrals Looking For In Employment Cases?, Tuesday, September 12, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2017: The California Difference, Wednesday, September 13, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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