Lawrence J. Siskind

Lawrence J. Siskind

Adjunct Fellow

Legal Studies

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Lawrence J. Siskind specializes in litigation, registration, and transactional advice on domestic and international copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and unfair competition. He designs and implements intellectual property audits to enhance protection of clients? intangible assets. He also has experience in a broad range of commercial litigation areas including insurance coverage disputes and employment law.

In 1987, President Reagan appointed Mr. Siskind to serve as the nation?s first Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices, after confirmation by the United States Senate. Mr. Siskind also served in the position under President Bush before returning to private practice in the summer of 1989. In 1996, Governor Pete Wilson appointed Mr. Siskind to serve as a charter member of the State Commission on Academic Content and Performance Standards. Mr. Siskind chaired the committee drafting history standards. In 1998, Governor Wilson appointed Mr. Siskind to his Advisory Council on Electronic Commerce. Mr. Siskind writes a monthly commentary on legal and political matters for the Recorder. His writings have also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Weekly Standard, the Legal Times, and many other national and local publications. He received First Prize for commentary for small dailies from the California Newspaper Publishers Association in 2001.