0 Programs with Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal Starting with "J"
The Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal was appointed a United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division in 1992. Before then, she was a partner at Baker & Botts in Houston. Chief Justice Rehnquist appointed Judge Rosenthal as a member of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules in 1996. She served as chair of the Class Actions subcommittee during the development of the 2003 amendments to Rule 23. She was appointed chair of the Civil Rules Committee in 2003 and served during the “restyling” of the Civil Rules and the adoption of the electronic discovery amendments. In 2007, Chief Justice Roberts appointed Judge Rosenthal to chair the Judicial Conference Committee on the Rules of Practice and Procedure, which coordinates the work of the Advisory Committees for the Civil, Criminal, Evidence, Appellate, and Bankruptcy Rules. Judge Rosenthal is a member of the American Law Institute, where she serves as an advisor for the Aggregate Litigation project and was an advisor for the Transnational Rules of Civil Procedure project. In 2007, she was elected to the ALI Council. Judge Rosenthal serves on the Board of Trustees of Rice University in Houston, Texas. Judge Rosenthal has twice been named the “Trial Judge of the Year” by the Texas Association of Trial and Appellate Lawyers. Judge Rosenthal received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Chicago.