Panoramica

Jo B. Gbujama focuses his practice on advising and representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Jo delivers quality client service and enjoys working collaboratively with clients to devise creative, cost-effective solutions and positive outcomes. He also has a passion for assisting employers in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Jo's litigation experience includes drafting and responding to pleadings, discovery, and dispositive motions; interviewing witnesses; conducting preliminary hearings, including direct examinations and oral arguments; and criminal jury trial preparation. Jo has also served as a mediator for the EEOC, directly assisting adverse parties in coming to favorable outcomes.

Prior to joining Littler, he was a judicial extern for the Hon. Chief Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, a judicial extern for the EEOC, a student attorney for the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office, a summer associate at a national law firm, and a summer associate at Littler. Additionally, Jo served as an executive articles editor of the Washington University Journal of Law & Policy, a competitor in the Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition, president of Phi Alpha Delta, and an executive board member of the Black Law Students Association. Jo was a commencement speaker, and had his student note published in the Washington University Law Review Online.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali

Member

Young Lawyers Division

American Bar Association

Member

Young Lawyers Division

National Bar Association

Member

Federal Litigation Section, Labor and Employment Section

Federal Bar Association

Member

Litigation Section, Labor and Employment Section

California Lawyers’ Association

Member

Black Men Lawyers’ Association

Lifetime Member

UCR Alumni Association

March 2020

Riconoscimenti

Recipient, Dean’s Service Award

Washington University School of Law

May 2021

Named, 1L Diversity Scholar

PracticePro

March 2021

Recipient, Legal Practice Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy

Washington University School of Law

April 2019

Recipient, Nordhal and Suzanne Brue Scholar in Law Award

Washington University School of Law

August 2018

Recipient, Sumi Harada Award in Ethnic Studies

University of California, Riverside

June 2018

Recipient, Nathan Alex Irving Award

University of California, Riverside

June 2018

News, Analysis & Press

Affirming Personhood: Extending Title VII Protections for Prisoners in State-Operated Prison Industries

Wash. U. L. Rev. Online

May 2021

Speaking Engagements

July is the New January

July 19, 2022

African Student Programs x Black Alumni Association Career Panel

UCR Black Alumni Chapter

November 19, 2021

Career and Networking Fair

UCR Black Alumni Chapter

February 22, 2021

Formazione

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2021
  • B.A., University of California, Riverside, 2018cum laude

Foro di appartenenza

California