Ms. Olivares has been a litigator for 25 years. She has successfully litigated cases throughout the State, representing California employees against some of the world’s largest corporations, and has achieved life-changing results for her clients. Ms. Olivares does not take short cuts. She is diligent in her preparation and provides the aggressive and superior representation her clients deserve. Ms. Olivares has a breadth of experience that covers all aspects of employment and labor matters. While Ms. Olivares has significant experience in the representation of executives in the entertainment, technology, financial, health care, and business sectors, she also represents all California workers and laborers in every industry with equal passion, compassion, and dedication. She helped found the prominent employment law firm, Feldman Browne Olivares, where she was the managing partner for 22 years before launching her own firm, Olivares Law, APC. Ms. Olivares has been routinely recognized by her clients and peers as among the best attorneys in the State. She has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers every year since 2012 and has been named in Best Lawyers in America by the publishers of U.S. News & World Report every year since 2015.


Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers® of Southern California – 2012-2023
  • Best Lawyers in America – 2015-2023
  • Best Law Firms – 2022, 2023


  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1995
    • Editor, Loyola Law School International and Comparative Law Journal
  • California State University, Northridge, B.A., 1991

Bar Admissions

  • California State Courts, 1995
  • Central and Northern Districts of California
  • United States District Court, 9th Circuit

Notable Speaking Engagements

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 32nd Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium, “Navigating the Employee Leave Laws: What Happens When the Statutes Intersect, Conflict and Overlap?”
  • SCMA Employment Mediation Institute, “Advanced Strategies in Mediating FEHA Claims” Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 2013
  • Protection for “MIA” Employees: Navigating Employee Leave Laws “What Happens When These Statutes Intersect and Overlap?” (California Employment Lawyers Association / Mexican American Bar Association Joint Program)


  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Century City Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association


  • English
  • Spanish