For Immediate Release

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Shari Ireton
University of Washington School of Law
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2008-09-12

Law Professor Paul Miller Inducted into College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Professor Paul Steven MillerLaw professor Paul Steven Miller was inducted as a fellow into the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, the premier non-profit professional association of labor and employment lawyers.

Miller is the Henry M. Jackson Professor os Law and an internationally renowned expert in disability and employment discrimination law. He joined the faculty in 2004, after spending 12 years in public service in Washington, DC. He was one of the longest serving commissioners of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency which enforces employment discrimination laws. Since 2006, Miller has been the director of the UW Disability Studies Program, an interdisciplinary program that examines the social, cultural, historical and personal experience of disability. He is also a member of the UW Graduate School faculty, a Faculty Associate of the UW Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, and a faculty advisor to the UW School of Law Health Law Concentration Track.

Membership in the organization is by invitation only and includes the leading members of the employment bar with the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards. The college is comprised of management lawyers (those who represent employers), union lawyers, plaintiff's lawyers and "neutral" parties such as scholars and government officials.