Beth K. Whittenbury, Esq. has been an attorney since 1990. Ms. Whittenbury began her legal career in the Labor and Employment Law Group of what was then known as Pillsbury Madison and Sutro in San Francisco. She left to found her consulting practice specializing in harassment, discrimination and implicit bias training, as well as helping organizations to change their cultures to ones of inclusion and fairness for all.Since 1992, she has dedicated herself to resolving employment issues without litigation.
Ms. Whittenbury is active in the American Bar Association, currently serving on the Council of the Civil Rights and Social Justice Section (CRSJ) and as it's Vice Chair. Previously, she served on the Commission on a Lawyer's Role in Assuring Every Child a Right to a Quality Education. She is a past Chair of the Employment and Litigation Committee for the TIPS section, and has served on the Commission for Youth at Risk. During her tenure as Co-chair of the CRSJ Section's Education Committee, the committee won the section’s Committee Excellence Award.
Beth has been recognized by her peers for her quality of professional service and high ethical standards as evidenced by her election to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Beth has taught business law at the collegiate level for five years. She has written six books, numerous articles and appeared as a presenter, moderator, and key note speaker for several major conferences. Her book: "Investigating the Workplace Harassment Complaint" is now available from ABA Publishing. She currently conducts AB 1825 and implicit bias trainings along with other corporate level training, coaching, and facilitiation.
Ms. Whittenbury is an active member of the American Bar Association, the California Bar Association, and the Professionals in Human Resources Association (the Southern California Chapter of SHRM). Please view her CV and other information at: www.bkwhittenbury.com.