Mimi Gentry focuses her practice on employment litigation and labor law. She has experience defending employers from claims—including discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations—in both class action and single-plaintiff cases.
She also has extensive experience representing employers in federal, state, and local agency charges, where she has conducted internal investigations, prepared position statements, and negotiated conciliation agreements. In her labor practice, she advises employers on labor campaigns and represents them in labor arbitrations.
Mimi also counsels employers on employment law compliance and risk management. She conducts training programs for employers and advises them on a variety of employment matters, including wage and hour requirements, employee handbook policies, and emerging laws.
Mimi has worked as an extern for both the San Francisco city attorney and the U.S. District Court for Northern California, in addition to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Prior to attending law school, she served as an education volunteer in the Peace Corps.
- Judicial Extern, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco, 2013
- Summer Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle, 2013
- Legal Extern, San Francisco City Attorney, San Francisco, 2013
- Enforcement Intern, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Francisco, 2012
- Education Volunteer, U.S. Peace Corps, Namitembo, Malawi, Central Africa, 2007-2009
- J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2014
- Training Coordinator and Volunteer Advocate, California Asylum Representation Clinic
- Bales Mock Trial Competition
- B.A., Political Science, Western Washington University, 2006
- Outstanding Graduate Award recipient in Political Science
- Political Science Departmental Honors
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