Attorney

 

Beth W. Mora (she/her)

Beth W. Mora of Mora Employment Law is dedicated to representing victimized employees. She is a passionate and accomplished advocate for those facing a wide range of employment law issues. Beth’s commitment to social justice and volunteerism is deeply rooted in her personal values. Due to her advocacy, Beth is often invited to speak, has published numerous articles as well as has been quoted in legal journals on issues impacting employees and the legal community. From the courthouse to the boardroom, Beth is a committed advocate for her clients and community.

Honors Include

  • Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law – Individual (2024)
  • Top 50: Women Northern California Super Lawyer (2016, 2022-2023)
  • Top 100: Northern California Super Lawyer (2022-2023)
  • Super Lawyer Northern California, Plaintiff Employment Law (2011-2023)
  • Joe Posner Award, California Employment Lawyers Association (2023)
  • Service Award, California Employment Lawyers Association (2021, 2022)
  • Strike Force One Award, California Employment Lawyers Association (2021)
  • Torch Award, California Employment Lawyers Association (2019)
  • Justice James J. Marchiano Distinguished Service Award, Contra Costa County Bar Ass. (2022)
  • Diversity Award, Contra Costa County Bar Association (2018 Gold, 2019-2022 Platinum)
  • Pro-Bono Honor Roll, Contra Costa County Bar Association (2020-2023)

Current Volunteer Activities Include

  • California Lawyers Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Executive Board
    — Law Review, Editor-in-Chief/Committee Co-Chair
    — Education Committee, Chair
    — Government Affairs Liaison to CLA
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
    — Legislative Committee
    — Elimination of Bias in the Judiciary Committee (previous Co-Chair)
  • Legal Aid at Work, Workers’ Rights Clinic, Contra Costa County, Co-Lead/Supervising Attorney

Past Volunteer Activities Include

  • Emerge California, Board of Directors
  • California Women Lawyers, District 3 Board of Governor
    — First Vice President, Executive Committee
    — Gender Equity Task Force, Co-Chair
    — Legislative Committee
  • Transgender Law Center, Pro Bono Legal Services
  • Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)
    — Women in the Law Series
    — Employment Litigation Advisory Committee
  • Bias Committee, Contra Costa County Superior Court
  • Pro Bono Committee, Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Contra Costa Lawyer Magazine, Editorial Board & Guest Editor
  • Commission for Women and Girls, Contra Costa County
    — Commission Co-Chair
    — Gender Bias Sub-Committee Chair
  • Employment Section, Contra Costa County Bar Association, Chair

EXAMPLES OF RECENT Speaking Engagements Include

  • The New Era of Pay Transparency and Workplace Disclosures, California Lawyers Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Advanced Wage & Hour Conference, October 27, 2023
  • Thinking Settlement Agreements From the Start, California Employment Lawyers Association, September 29, 2023
  • Six Years Since the Advent of #MeToo: Changes to the Legal Landscape, PLI’s Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues 2023: The California Difference, September 12, 2023
  • Returning to Work – What Are the Issues and What Do We Do About Them?, Know Your Legal Rights, KALW Radio, June 28, 2023
  • New Employment Laws for 2023, Know Your Legal Rights, KALW Radio, February 22, 2023
  • Rethinking Gender-Based Harassment Practice (Conference Planning Committee), Effective Settlement Agreements (Panel Member/Moderator) Berkely Law, Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, January 23-26, 2023
  • Bias in the Judiciary, What Complaint Options Exist?, Continuing Education of the Bar, August 20, 2022
  • Weaponizing Defamation Law To Silence #MeToo Claims (Conference Planning Committee, Chair), Closing Keynote Panel, (Panel Member) Berkely Law, Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, April 28, 2022
  • The New Standard for Whistleblower Retaliation Claims in California, California Lawyers Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, March 3, 2022
  • New Developments in Workplace Sexual Harassment (Conference Planning Committee), Sexual Harassment in the Law (Panel Member), Berkely Law, Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, January 27-28, 2022
  • Bias in the Judiciary, What Complaint Options Exist?, Continuing Education of the Bar, August 20, 2022
  • Antisemitism in Progressive Spaces, California Employment Lawyers Association, April 14, 2021
  • Law Firm Management, COVID19, and Social Distancing – The Employment and Ethical Impacts for Your Law Practice, Continuing Education of the Bar, March 19, 2020, updated November 2020
  • Politics & Social Media’s Impact on the Remote Workplace, California Lawyers Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, October 15, 2020
  • Behind From The Start: Sex, Gender and Race Bias In The Courtroom and Across The Table, California Employment Lawyers Association, October 9, 2020
  • COVID-19, What Litigators Can Expect and How to Be Prepared, Association of Defense Counsel, September 16, 2020
  • Social Media, Politics and Free Speech in the New Remote Workplace, Continuing Education of the Bar, September 2020
  • Language Matters – Gender Equity in Language, Continuing Education of the Bar, July 9, 2020

EXAMPLES OF RECENT Publications Include

Court and Bar Admissions

  • State of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • Court of Appeal in the State of California

 

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