Stephen Rosenbaum obtained his JD from UC Berkeley and is currently a Haas Institute Visiting Researcher Scholar. He has taught professional skills courses on social justice, mental health, civil rights and Spanish language and cultural competency at Berkeley Law, where he was awarded the title of John & Elizabeth Boalt Lecturer. He has also taught law and policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy, as well as disability rights at Stanford Law. While a Visiting Senior Lecturer at University of Washington, Rosenbaum co-founded a business and human rights clinic, and taught human rights advocacy and a clinical tutorial for Afghan and Indonesian LLM candidates. He spent a semester supervising students in Golden Gate University’s Women’s Employment Rights Clinic.
Rosenbaum is also a seasoned litigator with California Rural Legal Assistance, currently serving as a Regional Director of Central Valley and Central Coast offices. Previously, he was Senior Litigation Attorney with Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, Associate Managing Attorney with Disability Rights California and Of Counsel to the Law Offices of Michael Sorgen. Rosenbaum’s scholarship is on disability, special education, lay advocact, international human rights and legal education.