Law School/Year: University of Michigan, 1979
College/Year: University of Michigan, 1972
Corporate Business; Discrimination & Civil Rights; Family & Domestic Relations
Julie Greenberg has assisted in writing a number of amicus briefs in major cases involving transgender litigants. She also participated in writing an amicus brief filed in the California same-sex marriage cases.
Greenberg is an internationally recognized expert on the legal issues relating to gender, sex, sexual identity and sexual orientation. Her path-breaking work on gender identity has been cited by a number of state and federal courts, as well as courts in other countries. Her work has been quoted in hundreds of books and articles, and she has been invited to speak at dozens of national and international conferences on the subject. Her book, “Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters” will be published by New York University Press in the fall 2011. She joined the Thomas Jefferson faculty in 1990 and was the associate dean for faculty development from 2003-2005. She serves on a number of nonprofit organizations’ boards of directors and has also been involved in a variety of community service projects relating to the rights of women and sexual minorities. In 2006, the Tom Homann Association recognized Greenberg’s work on behalf of LGBTI rights and presented her with the “Friend of the Community” award. She also was voted by her peers as one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys in Academics for 2006, 2008, and 2009.
Greenberg is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Lawyers Club and California Women Lawyers.