Overview

Raquel Zilberman Rotman counsels and advises employers on labor and employment matters, with a focus on single plaintiff litigation. She represents employers in a variety of employment disputes, including discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour litigation. Raquel also has focused on pay equity and pay reporting compliance.

During law school, where she concentrated in Employment and Labor Law, she participated in a USD Appellate Clinic, litigating an appeal in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Raquel was chief comments editor for the San Diego International Law Journal and a judicial extern for the Hon. Anthony J. Battaglia of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. She gained valuable experience on the Associate Board of the Appellate Moot Court, as well as being a semifinalist in the 2019 Jessup International Law Competition, U.S. Pacific Regional.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Lawyers Club of San Diego

Member

San Diego Chapter

Federal Bar Association

Recognition

Order of Barristers

Recipient, Pro Bono Service Recognition

USD School of Law

May 2020

Recipient, CALI Awards for Legal Writing & Research I, Tax I and Criminal Procedure

USD School of Law

2017-2019

News, Analysis & Press

Pay Her More! How Sex and Motherhood Play a Role in the Unequal Pay of Women on the World Stage

21 San Diego Int’l L.J. 295

2019

Supreme Court Review, with Dean Erwin Chemerinksy

Federal Bar Association San Diego Chapter Newsletter

2018

Speaking Engagements

Education

  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2020cum laude
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2016

Bar Admission

California

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California