PeopleBecca J. Wahlquist

Becca J. Wahlquist

PeopleBecca J. Wahlquist

  • New York University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2001)
    • Senior Articles Editor, Review of Law and Social Change (2000-2001)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (M.A., Literature, 1996)
  • Brigham Young University (M.A., Literature, 1993)
  • Brigham Young University (B.A., English, cum laude, with honors, 1990)


Articles and Speaking Engagements

  • 2008 California Lawyer of the Year Award, California Lawyer (March 2009)
  • The Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, State Bar of California (2006)

  • Disability Rights Legal Center, Board Member (2007-2009)
  • Public Counsel's Homeless Veterans Clinic (2006-2009)
  • A Place Called Home, South Central Los Angeles, Volunteer SAT Instructor (2010-2011)

  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, Partner (2010-2014)
  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Partner (2007-2010), Associate (2001-2007)

  • California

  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, All Districts of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit