Whitney, a native Portlander, returned home to join Mechanic Law after starting her legal career in San Francisco more than a decade ago, where she developed her skills as a litigator representing employees in complex, class action litigation, as well as people facing housing and other discrimination because of their gender, race or disability. Whitney collaborates closely with her clients and approaches her cases strategically, creatively and effectively to meet each client’s unique needs.
At Mechanic Law, Whitney represents individuals in employment, civil rights, and consumer litigation, and labor unions, applying her talents to all types of employment matters, from contract negotiations to litigating discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases. She also litigates civil rights cases, including fair housing and Title IX gender discrimination cases, and consumer cases such as violations of the unfair trade practices law and illegal robocalling by companies.
Whitney served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Magistrate Edward Chen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
United States of Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States District Courts for the District of Oregon, Western District of Washington, and Northern, Southern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California.
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