Areas of Practice
- Employment Discrimination
- Civil Litigation and Civil Rights
Address: 444 S. Flower Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90071-2919
Tel: (213) 489-0028
Fax: (213) 489-0552
Rupert A. Byrdsong was born on July 1, 1969 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He was raised in Nashville, Tennessee and moved to Los Angeles, California in 1994. Mr. Byrdsong started with Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt as a law clerk in September 1994. He became an associate in June 1995 and he became a partner in the Firm in January 2001.
Mr. Byrdsong received his undergraduate degree in Political Science with Honors from Morehouse College, in Atlanta, Georgia in 1991. He graduated Magna Cum Laude, made the National Dean’s List and earned membership into Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Byrdsong received his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville, Tennessee in 1994. At Vanderbilt, Mr. Byrdsong was on the Executive Board of the Black Law Students Association, Phi Alpha Delta, and worked as a Research Assistant researching employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and civil rights issues. He is listed in the Acknowledgments in the casebook EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION LAW — CASES AND MATERIALS ON EQUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE (6th ed. 1999).