Seiner, Joseph


Professor Seiner accepted a position as an appellate attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C., where he presented oral argument as lead counsel in the United States Courts of Appeals in employment discrimination cases.

Biographical Profile

School of Law
Law - Dean's Office
Tenure Status

Interest Background

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Interest Keywords
Comparative Employment Discrimination Seminar; Employment Discrimination; Principles of Labor Law; Individual Employment Law; ADR in Employment Law Workshop

Professional Preparation(Education & Training)

Dates Institution Location Degree Field of Study
2011 Washington and Lee J.D.
1991 - 1995 University of Michigan B.B.A. Business Administration

Memberships & Professional Activities

Dates Type Description Institution/Entity
1999 Membership Bar Admission Illinois State Bar

Positions & Appointments

Dates Description Institution/Entity
1998 - 1999 United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Hon. Ellsworth Van Graafeiland), Law Clerk
1999 - 2001 Associate Attorney Jenner & Block, LLC
09/2001 - 06/2007 Appellate Attorney United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
2004 Adjunct Professor: Fall 2004/ 2005, Spring, 2007 Georgetown University Law Center
2007 - 2011 Assistant Professor University of South Carolina, School of Law
2011 - Present Associate Professor University of South Carolina School of Law

Recognition Awards, Honors, & Fellowships

Dates Type Description Foundation/Entity
2007 Award I received a letter from John Raymond, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Medical University of South Carolina, expressing his appreciation for my superb interactive presentation to participants in their leadership academy, Oct. 13, 2008. I received a similar letter from Dr. Raymond for my presentation to this same group the previous year which noted that the feedback was uniformly positive and enthusiastic. (Oct 1, 2007)
2009 Award My paper, The Trouble With Twombly: A Proposed Pleading Standard for Employment Discrimination Cases, was selected from a call for papers for presentation at the 2009 annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.
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