After graduating cum laude from Harvard Law School, Professor Drummonds clerked for the California Supreme Court in San Francisco and then practiced law for 16 years where he specialized in labor and employment law. He has been acknowledged as one of the “Best Lawyers in America.” Drummonds joined the Lewis & Clark Law School faculty in 1989. He has taught courses in torts, toxic torts, employment law, labor law, and the law of the global labor markets. Drummonds has published on such topics as federal preemption of state law-making, choice of law, and choice of forum for expatriate workers in the European Union, workplace intellectual property issues, and the extraterritorial application of U.S. discrimination laws in Europe and elsewhere. He has contributed to the Commerce Clearing House Labor Law Reports and has served as an advisor to the unions and employees, employers, and various state and local governmental officials.