Stanford Law School J.D., 2002
Stanford University B.A., 1991
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
City of Los Angeles' Board of Fire Commissioners ("BOFC"), President. Appointed by Mayor Garcetti in August of 2013 and confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council in September of 2013.
"Latinos, Language and Voting Rights," Staff Writer. Published in 1992 by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund ("MALDEF"), a report used to successfully lobby for the re-authorization of the Voting Rights Act.
The Stanford Daily, Columnist (1990-1991)
(California State Bar No. 225386) is a litigator with almost seventeen years of experience. Prior to joining the firm, her practice focused primarily on business litigation, including breach of contract, business torts, soft intellectual property disputes (trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights) and real estate-related litigation. She also has extensive experience in insurance litigation and representing entrepreneurial start-ups. She has also represented large multinational companies, non-profits and individuals. She prides herself in balancing the litigation and business goals of her specific clients. She is a graduate of Stanford University with a B.A. in History, and Stanford Law School. Before attending law school, she served as a political and policy aide, mostly in Washington, D.C. She currently serves as the President of the City of Los Angeles’ Board of Fire Commissioners, a position to which she was appointed to by Mayor Eric Garcetti during the summer of 2013.