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  • Bar Membership
    • California State Courts, United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Education
    • UCLA School of Law, Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Leila Al Faiz

Partner

Leila is an experienced litigator and a tireless advocate on behalf of her clients. Before joining the office, Leila served for nearly four years as a judicial law clerk in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She now puts that experience to work for victims of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation on a daily basis.

Leila graduated from the UCLA School of Law, where she was in the David J. Epstein Public Interest Law and Policy Program. Before her legal career, Leila worked as a humanitarian aid worker, including in Indonesia, Jordan, and Uganda. Leila is a native speaker of English and French and is proficient in Spanish.

Leila’s representative jury verdicts include:

  • Allstot v. City of Los Angeles (2018)
    $3 million – Sexual Harassment and Retaliation case
  • Lawrence v. City of Long Beach (2018)
    $2.56 million – Whistleblower Retaliation case

Leila’s notable settlements include:

  • Lopez v. County of Los Angeles
    $1.5 million – Sexual Harassment case
  • Merrick v. County of Los Angeles (2019)
    $1 million – Sexual Harassment case
  • Lewis v. City of Los Angeles (2020)
    $750,000 – Military Discrimination case