Briefing: AGC v. Caltrans

Phone Briefing: Impact of AGC v. Caltrans 9th Circuit Decision on Equal Opportunity Law

You’re invited to a phone briefing with the co-counsel of the intervenors in Associated General Contractors, San Diego Chapter v. Caltrans, in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed as constitutional the California Department of Transportation’s outreach program to promote fairness and equity in its federal contracting. Speakers on the call will discuss AGC v. Caltrans, as well the current state of the law regarding MBE/DBE programs. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, Bingham McCutchen LLP, ACLU-NC and Equal Justice Society represented the Coalition for Economic Equity and the San Diego Chapter of the NAACP in the case, two groups that intervened to ensure that the perspectives of DBEs would be represented in the litigation.

Phone Briefing on AGC v. Caltrans
Monday, May 13, 2013
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Pacific Time
RSVP online by May 6
to receive the conference call number

Speakers:

  • Oren Sellstrom, Legal Director, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Jory Steele, Managing Attorney, ACLU of Northern California
  • Sujal Shah, Counsel, Bingham McCutchen LLP (*invited)
  • Allison Elgart, Legal Director, Equal Justice Society
  • Fabián Rentería, Staff Attorney, Equal Justice Society

Contact Keith Kamisugi, Director of Communications at the Equal Justice Society, kkamisugi@equaljusticesociety.org, with any questions about this phone briefing.

For more information about the 9th Circuit’s decision in the case, download our press release at http://bit.ly/AGCvCaltransLCCR.

RSVP online for this call by May 6
to receive the conference call number

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