Mireya Llaurado focuses her practice on the litigation of complex employment disputes. Having worked in-house as an employment counsel and a litigator, Mireya well understands the need to address legal matters in a timely and efficient manner. In addressing employment law questions for employers, she focuses on providing practical advice that in-house counsel and Human Resources can implement with their internal clients.
Mireya has significant trial experience, prevailing in every case in which she participated for FedEx, where she worked in-house for 9 years. These include:
• Trial Oversight: Race discrimination and harassment case, U.S.D.C. Chicago (2016) – jury verdict for FedEx
• Second chair: Age discrimination and FMLA case, U.S.D.C. Salt Lake City (2015) – jury verdict for FedEx
• First chair: 4-plaintiff race discrimination and wrongful termination case, U.S.D.C. Los Angeles (2011) – jury verdict for FedEx
• First chair: Breach of contract case, U.S.D.C. Los Angeles (2010) – bench trial with judgment for FedEx
• Second chair: Race discrimination case, Michigan Trial Court – Detroit (2008) – directed verdict for FedEx
Aside from FedEx, Mireya worked in-house at Instacart, and she is well-versed on legal issues presented by the gig economy and freelance service providers/independent contractors.
Mireya received her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, she served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Ricardo M. Urbina of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. She later clerked at the District of Columbia Superior Court. Mireya graduated with high honors from the University of California, Riverside where she studied Political Science and Spanish.
Mireya volunteers for a number of projects, including serving since 2013 as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for and mentor to two foster children in San Joaquin County.