VERMILLION, SD – Eric S. Marzluf, senior counsel at Caesar Rivise in Philadelphia, will deliver the 2018 Lavender Lecture at the University of South Dakota School of Law March 28 at 4 p.m.
Sponsored by the School of Law and OUTlaw student group, the annual Lavender Lecture began in 2013. The series is in its 6th year recognizing LGBTQ issues that intersect the law and legal practice. This year’s lecture is titled “A Gay Lawyer from South Dakota: A Journey in Diversity.”
Marzluf, a 1974 USD School of Law graduate, has practiced intellectual property law for more than 40 years. His practice is devoted to matters involving intellectual property litigation, particularly patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, infringement and unfair trade practices. He serves as the board president of the Association of Intellectual Property Firms and is a board member and secretary of the Philadelphia Center City Proprietors Association.
The lecture, located in the School of Law Courtroom, is free and open to the public.