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Bryan Schwartz Law Hires Natasha T. Baker as an Associate at the Oakland-Based Civil Rights, Employment Law Firm

September 11, 2019 – Bryan Schwartz Law welcomes Natasha T. Baker as an Associate. She joins the firm after completing a two-year Skadden Fellowship at Open City Advocates in Washington, D.C., where she provided post-disposition representation to juveniles in the local juvenile justice system.  

Baker graduated from The George Washington University Law School in 2017, where she focused on public interest work. She was a board member of Street Law, a student organization that provides legal education to youth in detention and in schools, and a student-attorney in the Prisoner & Reentry Clinic, representing adults in post-sentencing relief matters. She also interned with the Immigrant and Employee Right Section of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender, and Equal Justice Under Law, a civil rights non-profit legal organization that focuses on wealth-based discrimination.

Baker graduated from Boston College in 2010, after which she did a variety of education-related work in France, California, and Brazil. Baker is a dual American and Brazilian citizen who grew up in Santa Clara and Cupertino, California.

Since 2009, Bryan Schwartz law has dedicated itself to continuing the struggle for civil rights and equal employment opportunity, and helping Americans from every background to achieve their highest career potential. The firm focuses on individual, class, and collective actions involving discrimination and retaliation, harassment, denied disability accommodations, whistleblower reprisal, wage and hour violations, federal employees’ rights, and severance negotiations.