Susan Estrich is the Robert Kingsley Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Southern California and a member of the Board of Contributors of USA Today. She writes the "Portia" column for American Lawyer Media and is a contributing editor of The Los Angeles Times. She was appointed by the president to serve on the National Holocaust Council and by the mayor of the City of Los Angeles to serve on that city's Ethics Commission.
A woman of firsts - she was the first woman president of the Harvard Law Review and the first woman to head a national presidential campaign - Estrich is committed to paving the way for women to assume positions of leadership.
Author of several books, her latest, Sex & Power, takes an impassioned look at the division of power between men and women in the American workforce.