Google Foe James Damore’s Lawyer Has Deep History Defending Conservative Views
In the article, "Google Foe James Damore’s Lawyer Has Deep History Defending Conservative Views," featured in The Mercury News, attorney Jason Geller comments on the controversial case of James Damore, who is suing Google for allegedly discriminating against him as a conservative white man.
To be effective, lawyers need to appreciate the pros and cons of their legal and factual positions, said Jason Geller, a San Francisco lawyer representing management in labor cases.
“If one is blinded by one’s ideological drive or bent, does it impede the attorney’s ability to carefully and objectively evaluate the merits of the claims that they’re either bringing or defending? It depends upon how far you go, I guess,” Geller said.
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