Glenn Katon

Glenn Katon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Oakland, CA

Katon.Law
 | 385 Grand Ave, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: 510-463-3350
Fax: 510-463-3349
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Rights
Attorney Profile

Glenn Katon is an experienced litigator who handles police misconduct and other civil rights cases. He has tried over 15 cases and handled numerous appeals, including argument in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth and Eleventh Circuits. Glenn's practice has focused on plaintiffs’ civil rights for the last ten years, preceded by over ten years of commercial litigation. He has litigated police brutality, racial profiling, free speech, religious freedom, and immigrants’ rights cases, and been quoted on civil rights law in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Newsweek.

About Glenn Katon

Admitted: 2012, California

Professional Webpage: http://katon.law

Honors/Awards:

  • Named Volunteer Attorney of the Year by organization that specializes in representing domestic violence survivors in lawsuits against their abusers., Volunteer Attorney of the Year, Alipato Project, 2017
  • Received United States Department of Justice, Tax Division Outstanding Attorney Award in 2001., Outstanding Attorney Award, United States Department of Justice, 2001

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice in:New York (1993) Texas (1995) (inactive) Florida (2003) (inactive)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association • Civil Rights and Social Justice Section, Vice-Chair, Committee on National Security and Civil Liberties, 2016
  • Master, Earl Warren American Inn of Court, 2017

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker on Racial Profiling Panel at Stanford Law School - An On the Ground View from Advocates, Panelist, Racial Profiling - Community Impacts of an Imperfect Law Enforcement Strategy, Stanford Law School, 2015
  • American Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, National Security vs. National Responsibility: Attempts to Block the Resettlement of Syrian Refugees, March 2016, Webinar., Moderator, National Security vs. National Responsibility: Attempts to Block the Resettlement of Syrian Refugees, American Bar Association, American Bar Association, 2016
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Quad-Caucus Briefing, Racial Profiling of Muslim Americans, April 2012, Washington, D.C., Panelist, Racial Profiling of Muslim Americans, U.S. House of Representatives, Quad-Caucus Briefing, 2012

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Office Location for Glenn Katon

385 Grand Ave
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94610

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Last Updated: 5/24/2019

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