Lane Dilg teaches Class Actions. She is currently City Attorney for the City of Santa Monica. She was previously Senior Counsel to UCLA, where she provides advice on a wide range of legal issues, including litigation and internal investigations. Prior to joining UCLA, Dilg served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Public Corruption and Civil Rights Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California; as Counsel to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee; as a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union; and as an associate at Susman Godfrey, LLP. She is an Appellate Lawyer Representative to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Treasurer of the Federal Bar Association-Los Angeles.
Dilg earned her B.A. with Highest Honors and Distinction as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School. She is a graduate of the Yale Law School. During her time at Yale, Dilg was an Essays Editor for Yale Law Journal and her scholarship was subsequently published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Dilg began her career as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond Fisher on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.