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Edith Castañeda

President Elect

Edith P. Castañeda is a Field Attorney with the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”).  Prior to joining the NLRB, Edith practiced plaintiff-side employment law and worked on various cases involving employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations.  During her tenure as an employment law attorney, Edith was part of a legal team that helped a class of warehouse workers reach a $21-million settlement in a lawsuit for labor code violations.  From 2014 through 2017, Edith was named a Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star.  Edith hails from the Coachella Valley, from a family of Mexican immigrants. She graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 2008 where she double majored in Government and Sociology with a Leadership Sequence. While in college, she interned for California Rural Legal Assistance. Edith graduated from Loyola Law School in 2011. During law school, she served as a Research Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review. She also externed for the Honorable Philip S. Gutierrez with the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.