Diana Reddy is a lawyer and Doctoral Student in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program at UC Berkeley. Her research focuses on questions at the intersection of work law, law and political economy, law and social movements, and social stratification and inequality. Diana's scholarship has been featured in the Yale Law Journal Forum, the Emory Law Journal, and other outlets.
Diana received her J.D., magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar. She has an MA in Sociology and a BA in Cultural and Social Anthropology, magna cum laude, both from Stanford University. Diana clerked for the Hon. Theodore McKee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for the Hon. Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Before her return to academia, Diana practiced labor and employment law. She served as in-house counsel for the California Teachers Association, a labor union representing over 325,000 educators in the state of California. Prior to that, she was an associate with Altshuler Berzon LLP in San Francisco, CA, where she litigated labor, environmental, class action, and voting rights cases. She was also an Attorney Fellow in the General Counsel’s Office of the AFL-CIO in Washington, DC.
Diana is a member of the state bars of California and Texas.