Hon. Vaughn R. Walker, Esq.
4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 2200
(Post Office Box 26250, San Francisco, CA 94126)
San Francisco, CA 94111
Daily Rate $9,500
Current ADR/Law Office of Vaughn R Walker
Languages English
ADR/Law Office of Vaughn R Walker
ADR/Law Office of Vaughn R Walker, 2011 - present
Bentham Capital, LLC, US Investment Committee, 2016 - present
Lecturer, University of California Hastings College of the Law, 2014 - present
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Spring 2011, 2014
Lecturer, Stanford University Law School, 2011, 2012
United States District Chief Judge, Northern District of California, 2004-2010
United States District Judge, Northern District of California, 1990-2004, 2011
Partner, 1978-1990, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, San Francisco
Associate, 1972-1977, Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, San Francisco
Law Clerk, Honorable Robert J Kelleher, United States District Judge, Central District of California, Los Angeles, 1971-72
AAA ACE19 Case Finances: What Arbitrators Need to Know, 2019; Arbitrator Performance and Demeanor ~ Meeting Participant Expectations, 2018; AAA Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices for New AAA Arbitrators, 2016; AAA Arbitration Awards; Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards ACE01, 2016
State and federal courts in California, United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits.
American Law Institute
American Bar Association (Judicial Representative, Antitrust Section, 1990-1995)
Bar Association of San Francisco
Lawyers' Club of San Francisco (President, 1986-87)
Director, Saint Francis Foundation (Chair, 2007), 1990-1996, 1998-2012
Member, Civil Rules Advisory Committee, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2006-2011
Advisory Board Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford Law School, 2012-present
Advisory Board, Center for United States and Mexican Law, University of Houston Law Center, 2012-present
University of Michigan (AB, 1966); Stanford University (JD 1970).
2013, Justice Lester Roth Lecture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2012, 4th Annual Chief Justice Ronald George Distinguished Lecture, Golden Gate University, San Francisco
2011, Maurer School of Law Lecture, Indiana University, Bloomington
2011, David C Baum Memorial Lecture on Civil Rights, University of Illinois, Urbana
2011, UC Hastings Law School Commencement Address, San Francisco
2011, Justin L Quackenbush Lecture, Gonzaga University, Spokane
2006, Distinguished Jurist Lecture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
1993, Outstanding Jurist Award, World Computer Law Congress
TEACHING ENGAGEMENTS

Mass-Tort MDL Certificate & Advanced Certificate Program, Duke Law School, 2019, 2020
Lecturer, University of California, Hastings College of Law, 2014-15, 2018, 2020
Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Spring 2011, 2014
Lecturer, Stanford University Law School, 2011, 2012

ARTICLES

"Merger Trials: Looking for the Third Dimension," 5 Competition Pol'y Int'l 35 (2009), Page 15
"The Ethical Imperative of a Lodestar Cross-Check: Judicial Misgivings about 'Reasonable Percentage' Fees in Common Fund Cases," 18 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1453 (2005)
Comment, "Federalizing Organized Crime," 46 Hastings L J 1127 (1995)

SELECTED SPEECHES AND EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

2017, Consejo de la Judicatura y Comision Federal de Competencia, Mexico City
2014, University of Miami Law Review Symposium - Judges and Facts, Miami
2014, Harvard University - American Constitutional Society, Cambridge
2013, Anti-Defamation League Award Address, San Francisco
2013, American Antitrust Institute - Fact Finding in Antitrust, Washington
2013, CFC Regional Competition Center - Competition in the Americas, Mexico City
2013, ABA Antitrust Masters Address, Williamsburg, Virginia
2012, University of Southern California - Lecture in Honor of Justice Lester Roth, Los Angeles
2012, Golden Gate University Law School- 4th Annual Chief Justice Ronald M George Lecture, San Francisco
2011, Indiana University - Maurer School of Law Lecture, Bloomington
2011, University of International Business Enterprise - Trade Disputes, Beijing
2011, Consumer Attorneys Association - Class Actions, San Diego
2011, University of Illinois - David C Baum Lecture on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights, Urbana
2011, University of California Hastings School of Law - Commencement Address, San Francisco
2011, Gonzaga University School of Law - Justin L Quackenbush Lecture, Spokane
2011, California Academy of Appellate Lawyers, San Francisco
$9,500 Per Day
English
United States of America
San Francisco, CA

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