Pilar represents public and private educational institutions, in such areas as administrative, personnel, student matters, and general business law.
Pilar is experienced in all phases of trial practice, including litigation before state and federal courts, administrative bodies, and alternative dispute resolution procedures such as mediation and arbitration. She represents our clients in all aspects of employment and education law including employee discipline, due process, Title IX, wrongful termination, mandated reporting, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and privacy issues.
Pilar is also experienced in conducting and assisting with investigations pertaining to harassment, discrimination and employee and student misconduct. Pilar advises and conducts training for clients concerning best practices and compliance with state and federal laws.
Pilar is an editor on the firm's California Public Agency Labor & Employment Blog and serves on the 2015-16 National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) NOTES Editorial Board.
National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA)
California Council of School Attorneys (CCSA)
Latina Lawyers of Los Angeles
Mexican American Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
National Association of College and University Attorneys NACUANOTES Editorial Board
Journal of College and University Law (JCUL) Editorial Board (2012-2014)
Selected for inclusion in Southern California Rising Stars 2006 - 2010