Ms. Montenegro is passionate about providing effective and practical solutions to clients as they work through the complex and ever-changing landscape of employment law.
Ms. Montenegro has represented employees and defended employers in single-plaintiff, class and PAGA actions involving wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage and hour claims. Ms. Montenegro’s practice is bolstered by her native fluency in Spanish.
Prior to joining HFM, Ms. Montenegro worked for a full-service law firm in Fresno, where she litigated employment, construction, and general business litigation matters. Most recently, Ms. Montenegro worked at a boutique law firm in Los Angeles where she focused on wage and hour class and representative actions.
Ms. Montenegro strives to foster community relationships through pro-bono work and leadership opportunities. She continually volunteers with several nonprofits to assist underserved members of the community. She previously served as Vice President of the Central Valley’s La Raza Lawyers Association.