A Premier Litigation & Employment Law Firm


in age discrimination case.


in sex discrimination case.


jury verdict in employment retaliation case


in a disability discrimination case Judgment affirmed on appeal.


meal and rest period violations


alleged wage and hour violations


Age Discrimination/Retaliation case for Current Employee, 3/24


Whistleblower/Retaliation Case v. Pharma Co., 12/23.


DTLA Hotel, Negligent Security, 2/24


Violations of Equal Pay Act, Unpaid Commissions, 3/24


Disability Discrimination, Retaliation, 1/24 following 8-0 Verdict federal court jury trial before punitive damages phase

Employment Law Attorneys Serving Greater Los Angeles

Employment Law  Business Litigation  Civil Litigation

Barrera & Associates is a premier litigation and employment law firm. We work closely with our clients who have been illegally mistreated and require the assistance of an experienced trial lawyer.

Our primary area of concentration is employment law, including the representation of employees and employers in claims involving:

  • Workplace discrimination
  • Wrongful termination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Wage and hour claims
  • Severance agreement negotiations

We also provide experienced representation for clients in business litigation, class actions and serious personal injury claims.

We are pleased to serve a diverse clientele. Attorney Pat Barrera is fluent in Spanish — se habla español. To schedule a free consultation and case evaluation, contact our law office in El Segundo, California.

We focus on employment law matters. You will know you can rely on our judgment because employment law is 90 percent of what we do.

Our Areas Of Practice Include

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Put Our Experience To Work For You

Our attorneys are highly skilled litigators with a proven record of
results. Our founding attorney, Pat Barrera, is AV Preeminent rated* by the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system, the highest rating for legal ability and ethics. He has been selected for inclusion in the Southern California Super Lawyers list each year for the past decade.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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Super Lawyers 20 Years Badge For Patricio Barrera
Top Verdicts | #16 Employment $ 1,750,000 | The Recorder | 2018 | verdictsearch.com
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America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators 2018 Badge
Attorney Pat Barrera

Put A Strong Advocate On Your Side

We have a passion and enthusiasm for what we do. We are tenacious advocates for our clients. Our attorneys are champions for employees’ rights and for people and businesses that have been wronged. As a client of Barrera & Associates, you will have a strong and passionate advocate on your side.

Our Founding Attorney

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Barrera is the founder and consultant to Trial + Depo Services, Inc. (TADS), a trial consulting firm that conducts mock trials, videotapes depositions and prepares video clips for use at jury trials.

Contact Our Los Angeles
Employment Law And Civil Litigation Attorneys

From our office in El Segundo, we represent clients throughout Southern California. To schedule a consultation with an El Segundo employment law and civil litigation attorney at our firm, call 424-352-0716 or contact us by email.