Fred H. Altshuler


B.A., Stanford University
J.D., University of Chicago Law School

Hon. John C. Godbold, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Fred was a founding partner of Altshuler Berzon LLP. He is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and was Co-Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Amicus Curiae Committee. He served on the boards of the Bar Association of San Francisco, the Lawyers Club of San Francisco, the CORO Foundation, California Rural Legal Assistance, the New Israel Fund (San Francisco Region), Public Advocates and the Planning Association for the Richmond. From 1969 to 1973, he was a Directing Attorney for California Rural Legal Assistance, and from 1975 to 1978, he practiced with the San Francisco law firm of Howard, Prim, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady & Pollak. During the Watergate controversy in 1974, Fred was Counsel to the Impeachment Inquiry staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee. He was a delegate at the 1996 Democratic National Convention, and in 2004 he was California State Counsel for the Kerry/Edwards Campaign.  Fred served as Articles Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Fred was listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” for administrative law.

Fred retired in 2010.