KATHLEEN A. BREWER has been practicing law in California since 1991. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University in New York City with a degree in Literature and Writing (1985). At Pepperdine University School of Law, Ms. Brewer enjoyed a full Dean's Merit Scholarship, and graduated with honors in the top ten percent of her class (1991). She is licensed to practice law in all California state courts, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the California State Bar, the Litigation Section and the Labor & Employment Law Section of the California State Bar, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. From 2007 until 2010 Ms. Brewer served as a member of the California State Bar Committee on the Administration of Justice. Since 2011 she has served on the Executive Committee of the State Bar's Litigation Section and is the current chair of that committee.