Nina Fendel

Labor Educator

Telephone: (510) 337-1001

New College School of Law, J.D., 1981
Antioch College, 1967

Ms. Fendel is a retired attorney who was an active member of the Calif. Bar for 40 years. She currently works as a Labor Educator, helping union and labor-management staff, officers and leaders perfect their skills as advocates. Her work in advocacy training goes back to the War on Poverty and has centered on the labor movement since the early 1980’s. She has worked for the Legal Services Foundation, National Paralegal Institute, California Department of Industrial Relations, The Painting and Drywall Work Preservation Fund, with unions and labor/management groups in higher education, construction and entertainment. From 1988 – 2006 she worked for the California Faculty Association (NEA/SEIU 1983), where she held a variety of positions including regional representative, membership specialist, arbitration specialist, and Director of Organizing. She has been with Weinberg, Roger and Rosenfeld since 2006. She is also a trainer with the Alliance for Labor Standards Education and Training. In her spare time, Ms. Fendel sings with the Rockin’ Solidarity Labor Chorus, and from 1988 – 2006 chaired the organizing committee for the Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival.

Ms. Fendel speaks Spanish.

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