Mishell Parreno Taylor, office managing shareholder of the San Diego office of Littler, has been appointed to serve on the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) Latina Commission. The firm announced the news on Jan. 15.
Parreno Taylor was selected for this position based on her outstanding achievements, deep commitment to the advancement of diverse attorneys in the profession and active involvement in the HNBA.
The HNBA Latina Commission serves its community and the legal profession by identifying and studying barriers to the professional development and advancement of Latina lawyers. The Commission develops programs and strategies for Latina lawyers and students to overcome barriers to enter and advance in the profession. Its mission is to inform and shape the policies and priorities that affect women lawyers and the legal culture in which they practice, creating forums to understand the views of Latina lawyers and serving as a voice to advocate for these views.
“I am truly honored to have been selected to serve on the HNBA Latina Commission,” said Parreno Taylor. “I believe strongly in the HNBA’s mission, and I look forward to working alongside leadership to further expand opportunities for Latina lawyers across the legal industry.”
Parreno Taylor has been an active member of the HNBA and has served on HNBA panels addressing leading edge employment law trends related to pay equity and building successful diversity and inclusion programs.
At Littler, Parreno Taylor is a member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Council and the Mexico board of directors, and she previously served as co-chair of Littler’s Reunión Affinity Group – which supports the firm’s Hispanic and Latinx attorneys.
Littler is the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management.
In her practice, Parreno Taylor represents employers of all sizes, ranging from local to global corporations on a broad spectrum of employment law issues. She has extensive experience in handling employment litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies across the country with a focus on California and Texas. Parreno Taylor distinguishes herself from many of her peers with her ability to effectively handle employment compliance and litigation in circumstances involving a multilingual and multicultural workforce. In addition, she is committed to helping clients build strong workplace cultures focused on equity and inclusion.