Staff Members

Michael P. Stanley

Michael P. Stanley  is an attorney, retired, and serves on boards of non-profit organization devoted to improving public education and disability rights. Mr. Stanley was a former partner at a leading international law firm based in San Francisco.   He specialized in civil trial practice with principal focus on mass product liability and toxic tort litigation. His […]

Scott Smigel

Scott Smigel is an attorney, executive and real estate investor based in Santa Barbara, California. Before moving to Santa Barbara he was managing partner of Mitidiere, Smigel & Greene, a Century City, California law firm specializing in real estate finance, investment and litigation. Smigel was the founder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors […]

Jeffrey Miller

Jeffrey Miller was formerly Co-Head of U.S. Trading at Point72 Asset Management. Jeff joined the Firm in 2003, and served as the Head of Healthcare Trading for the several years. Before Point72, Jeff was an Equities Trader at Spear Leeds & Kellogg/Goldman Sachs. Prior to Goldman, he worked at Bear Stearns, where he traded government bonds. […]

Daniel S. Mason

Daniel S. Mason is a senior partner in the law firm of Zelle LLP, with offices in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Dallas, Washington, D.C. and Boston, with an affiliate office in Beijing. Mr. Mason is resident in San Francisco, and is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Mr. Mason is a member of the Bars of […]

Bonnie Lewkowicz

Bonnie Lewkowicz graduated from CSU, Sonoma with a bachelors degree in Therapeutic Recreation and has worked in various capacities for over 25 years advocating for greater access to outdoor recreation and travel for people with disabilities. She founded and is director of Access Northern California, a non-profit organization specializing in accessible travel and recreation. She […]

Janice L. Lehrer-Stein

Janice L. Lehrer-Stein is a graduate of Yale University, the University of Toronto Law School (with a year as a visiting student at the  Harvard Law School) admitted to the practice  of law of the bars of the State of California and the District of Columbia, practiced employment and constitutional law in Washington, D.C. and San […]

Joshua Konecky

1997-1999 Skadden Fellow Joshua Konecky is a partner at Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP. Prior to joining Schneider Wallace in 2004, Mr. Konecky litigated national disability rights class actions at Disability Rights Advocates in Oakland, CA, as well as employment discrimination and minimum wage & hour class actions at the public interest law firm […]

Melissa “echo” Greenlee

Melissa “echo” Greenlee is the founder and CEO of, a website for deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing individuals to rate, review and find deaf-friendly businesses nationwide. Born hearing and becoming deaf at 8 years of age has given her a unique perspective on how to bridge the gap between deaf and hearing worlds […]

Edward Gildea

Edward Gildea Over a diverse career in law and business spanning over thirty years, Mr. Gildea has developed a wealth of hands-on experience working with investment banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, venture capitalists, alternative sources of finance, and regulatory agencies as both a lawyer and a principal. Prior to joining Fisher Broyles, Mr. Gildea […]

Ernest Galvan

Ernest Galvan is a partner at Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP. He assists clients in difficult and complex matters involving actual or potential litigation. Mr. Galvan has worked with clients to resolve a wide range of problems, including business formation and dissolution, commercial disputes, employment law matters, disability access compliance, and attorney fee disputes. […]