She blends strong attention to detail with a commitment to broadly understanding each client’s unique needs to assist them at every stage of litigation before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Her practice touches employment issues involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, competition, classification, and collective bargaining. In addition to representing clients once a dispute has arisen, Monica advises clients and conducts internal investigations to mitigate potential future disputes.
Monica’s active pro bono practice centers on supporting victims of domestic violence and facilitating reentry for those who are formerly incarcerated. While in law school, Monica earned top pro bono distinction for her medical-legal partnership work with patients at federally qualified health centers, as well as for her immigration work with women and children detained at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Education & Admissions
University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., 2021), cum laude; Best performance in Public Health Law; Pro Bono Society Tier One Award of Distinction
University of Minnesota (B.A., 2018), summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
- Spanish, Portugese
- Minnesota Court of Appeals, Honorable Theodora Gaïtas, 2021-2022
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Industries & Practices
- Labor & Employment
- Labor & Employment Guides