Judicial Pipeline Project Advisor Hon. Holly J. Fujie

The Hon. Holly J. Fujie was appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court of the State of California on December 27, 2011 by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Previously, she was an equity shareholder for Buchalter Nemer since 1991. She was an associate, then equity shareholder, for Rosen Wachtell and Gilbert from 1985 to 1991. Judge Fujie was an associate for Rogers and Wells from 1981 to 1985, Morgan Lewis and Bockius from 1980 to 1981 and Adams Duque and Hazeltine from 1978 to 1980. She earned a JD degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law and a BA degree from UC Berkeley. In 2008‐2009 Judge Fujie was the third woman and the 1st Asian American to serve as the President of the State Bar of California. She has also served as Vice President of the California Bar Foundation, President of the Boalt Hall Alumni Association and of the Chancery Club, and at the time of her appointment to the bench she was Chair of Bet Tzedek Legal Services. Judge Fujie has received many awards for her work in diversity and for bar leadership, including the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles’ Distinguished Service Award and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s Trailblazer Award. Since 1991, she has served on Senator Feinstein’s Judicial Advisory Committee, advising the Senator and the White House on federal judicial nominations and on the nomination of United States Attorneys for the Central District of California. 

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