Marisol Jimenez developed a strong foundation in employment law as a law clerk in several employment law firms while in law school and post-graduation. More importantly, Marisol’s background and upbringing have made her a passionate advocate for employees who are victims of unlawful discrimination and harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, and sexual harassment. The daughter of farmworkers, Marisol often witnessed her parents struggle in their workplace because they had no knowledge of their rights under employment laws.
Marisol earned her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where she double majored in Political Science and Spanish, and earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law. During law school, Marisol was a member of the Law Review and served as Executive Editor for the International Law Journal. In addition, she was a member of the Employment and Labor Law Association.
Marisol’s passion for advocating for workers’ rights began during college when she interned at Centro Legal de La Raza, a non-profit organization in Oakland, California. At Centro Legal, Marisol worked with low-income workers who were victims of wage theft. After college, Marisol completed a fellowship in Sacramento where she worked in the Licensing Division for the Office of Attorney General. During law school, Marisol interned at Casa Cornelia Law Center where she advocated for victims of human trafficking and refugees seeking asylum. At the end of her internship, Marisol was awarded 2015 Special Recognition for her work. Before joining Swan Employment Law, Marisol spent over a year interning at Gruenberg Law where she gained extensive experience in employment litigation.
Marisol was born in Mexico and grew up in the Central Valley of California. During her free time, Marisol enjoys discovering new places in San Diego to run and hike.
United States District Court, Southern District of California.