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Mara is a partner in the Labor & Employment Group. Mara’s practice focuses on counseling and litigating wage and hour matters. She has extensive experience representing employers both in state and federal court, and has handled numerous putative and/or certified class actions alleging overtime, minimum wage, meal and rest period, waiting time penalty and wage statement claims.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 2009, J.D., Submission Editor for the Entertainment Law Review
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, 2006, B.A., Politics and Psychology

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Central District 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
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit

Awards & Recognition

  • Named by The Recorder as one of its 2022 “Lawyers on the Fast Track”
  • Selected as a Women of Influence-Attorneys by Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Named BTI Client Service All-Star 2020 for labor and employment litigation
  • Named to Daily Journal’s 2020 ‘Top 40 under 40’ list in California 
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion on the Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Employment & Labor, 2019-2020