David E. Feller Memorial Labor Law Lectureship

To honor the memory of David E. Feller, the well-known labor law professor and advocate who died in 2003, the David E. Feller Memorial Labor Law Lectureship annually presents a scholar or practitioner to speak about his or her work in the field of labor law. The primary goal of the Lectureship is to bring attention to the study and practice of American labor law and to spur the academic exchange of ideas about its contemporary significance.

David E. Feller

About David E. Feller

David E. Feller was a renowned labor law expert and professor emeritus of Boalt Hall when he passed away in 2003. He was a prominent member of the Boalt faculty for over 35 years and a revered practitioner in the field of labor law for nearly two decades prior to coming to Boalt. Professor Feller’s distinguished career included serving as general counsel to the United Steelworkers and the Industrial Union Department of the AFL-CIO, arguing several important cases before the United States Supreme Court, and participating significantly in ground-breaking civil rights litigation in the 1950s.