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Martha L. Gómez, Rebellious Lawyer

Martha L. Gómez is one fine Rebellious Lawyer.

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Martha L. Gómez is a staff attorney at MALDEF. She specializes in employment and civil rights litigation that impacts the Latino community. Her cases include constitutional challenges to anti-immigration laws, and employment challenges to race and national origin discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and wage and hour violations of low-wage earners, among others. Martha earned her law degree from UCLA School of Law in 2010, where she studied in the Critical Race Studies program, served as co-chair of La Raza and as an associate editor to the UCLA Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review. Prior to law school, Martha worked as a high school teacher in the greater Los Angeles area.

Please visit the following links that showcase her many, many civil rights litigation pursuits as a MALDEF attorney:

MALDEF: Lawsuit Necessary for Immediate Halt to New Mexico Governor’s Unlawful Driver’s License “Residency Certification Program”

MALDEF SEEKS TO INTERVENE ON BEHALF OF DACA STUDENTS IN ARIZONA HIGHER EDUCATION LAWSUIT

ARIZONA SUPERIOR COURT GRANTS MALDEF MOTION TO INTERVENE ON BEHALF OF DACA STUDENTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION CASE

Civil Rights Groups Sue Kern County School District Over Discipline

Latino police officers awarded $3.5 million in Westminster discrimination case

EJS Joins CRLA, MALDEF, GBLA, in Lawsuit Against Kern High School District

Civil Rights Coalition Achieves Important Protections against South Carolina’s Anti-Immigrant Law

Judge Once Again Rejects Defendants’ Request for New Trial in MALDEF Westminster Police Case

Pleito de clase contra viñedo en Valle Central -Miles de campesinos aseguran que Castlerock Farming ha incurrido en diversas violaciones a la ley

Civil Rights Coalition Achieves Important Protections Against South Carolina’s Anti-Immigrant Law

Demandan a una empresa de uvas de California por incumplimiento de leyes laborales

HISPANIC INTEREST COALITION OF ALABAMA, ET AL. v. ROBERT BENTLEY, GOVERNOR OF ALABAMA, ET AL.,MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE EAGLE FORUM EDUCATION & LEGAL DEFENSE FUND IN SUPPORT OF APPELLEES/CROSS-APPELLANTS IN SUPPORT OF PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC

Defienden a campesinos -Unen fuerzas para una batalla legal que busca dar un mejor trato a los que trabajan el campo.

Civil Rights Coalition Wins Suit Against Alabama’s Anti-Immigrant Law

Victoria Legal de Coalición de Derechos Civiles en la demanda contra la Ley Anti-inmigrante de Alabama -El Acuerdo Bloquea Permanentemente la Mayor Parte de las Peores Disposiciones de la Ley y Destaca la Prohibición de la Disposición de Perfil Racial

Rebellious Lawyering and Advocacy with Jerry López in Santa Fe

El juicio legal sobre la ley de inmigración SB20 de Carolina del sur muy pronto podría terminar

Don’t We Like Them Illegal?

Organizaciones comunitarias demandan al Distrito Escolar del Condado de Kern 

This list is not complete; it is ever growing.

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