Beatriz Berumen

Partner

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Beatriz Berumen is a Partner in the Sacramento office and is a member of the Employment Law practice group. Ms. Berumen defends employers in employment litigation, such as claims for wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, and FMLA/CFRA violations.

    Ms. Berumen represents clients in federal and state court and before administrative agencies, including the EEOC, DFEH, DLSE, and the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Ms. Berumen has also defended clients in private arbitrations, mediations and conciliations.

    In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Berumen has extensive experience advising employers on personnel matters, addressing questions pertaining to privacy rights, leaves of absence, requests for accommodations, severance agreements and other workplace issues. She has presented at various seminars on employment-related topics.

    Ms. Berumen is fluent in Spanish.

    Admissions

    California
    U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California

    Memberships

    Sacramento County Bar Association
    Association of Workplace Investigators

  • Practice Areas
  • Publications & Presentations

    Publications

    • "Employers’ Obligation to Provide Suitable Seating," The Daily Recorder, May 11, 2016
    • "The Maturing Workforce," The Daily Recorder, March 29, 2016
    • "Internal Investigations – Avoiding Common Pitfalls," The Daily Recorder, January 22, 2016

    Presentations

    • Class Action Litigation Employers-Brace Yourselves, Gordon & Rees Legal Education Conference, San Francisco (October 2018)
  • Education

    Education

    J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

    • Traynor Honor Society
    • Dean’s Honor List (2008–2010)

    B.A., University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business

    Honors

    Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013-2020)

  • Languages
    • Spanish