Ana de Alba


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  • Phone: 559-228-6700
  • Fax: 559-228-6727
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Ana de Alba


Clients depend on Ana de Alba to advise and keep them abreast of the latest developments in employment law. Her clients come from throughout the country and she has represented them in various state and federal courts and before administrative bodies.

Practice Emphasis

Ana represents clients in federal and state courts in employment related matters including wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, Unruh Act violations, wage and hour issues, ADA, ADEA, FMLA and CFRA. She also represents clients in adversary proceedings before governmental administrative boards, including, Labor Commissioner, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Employment Development Department. Ana advises employers on preventing employment relations problems and on developing personnel policies and procedures.

Professional Licenses

  • Admitted to the Bar: California 2007
  • Admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California 2007


  • Lang, Richert & Patch
    Shareholder, November 2013 – Present
    Associate, December 2007 – October 2013
    Pro Bono Coordinator, January 2009 – Present
    Community Service Project Committee Chair, January 2012 – Present

Awards & Recognition

  • Recipient of a 2018 Champion of Justice award from Central California Legal Services, Inc.
  • Recognized in Centro La Familia Advocacy Services, Family Support Center for Protecting the Rights of Workers and Their Families, September 2018
  • Recipient of the 2017 Justice Pauline Hanson Award from the Board of Directors of the Fresno County Women Lawyers
  • Recipient of the 2017 Public Service Award from the UC Berkeley Chicano Latino Alumni Association Central Valley Chapter
  • Recipient of California Young Lawyers Association’s 2012 Jack Berman Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession and the Public
  • Fresno County Bar Association-Pro Bono Services Section 2012 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
  • Recipient of Legal Services Corporation Certificate of Appreciation for Extraordinary Commitment to Providing Equal Access to Justice Through Private Attorney Involvement with Central California Legal Services, January 19, 2012
  • Recipient of OneJustice’s Opening Doors to Justice award presented by California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, July 2011
  • Rising Star: Selected as Northern California Rising Star for 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 representing the top 2.5% of Lawyers in Northern California.


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2007
    Memberships: Legal Aid Society–Employment Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic, La Raza Centro Legal’s Workers’ Rights Clinic
    Honors: The Bar Association of San Francisco Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship recipient, La Raza Centro Legal “Realizing the Dream” Scholarship recipient, American Board of Trial Advocates, San Joaquin Valley Chapter, “Gerald J. Maglio Memorial Scholarship” recipient
  • University of California at Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and Political Economy of Industrial Societies, 2002
    Memberships: Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honor Society, Mortar Board Honor Society, Prytanean Honor Society
    Honors: High Honors in Spanish Major, Cervantes Award recipient for Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Studies, John K. Walsh Memorial Scholarship recipient for Academic Excellence in Spanish


  • American Civil Liberties Union, Immigrants’ Rights Project, San Francisco, California
    Extern, Spring 2007
  • Centro Legal de la Raza, Fruitvale, California
    Extern, Spring 2006
  • Lang, Richert & Patch, Fresno, California
    Law Clerk, Summer 2006
  • Lewis, Feinberg, Lee, Renaker & Jackson, P.C., Oakland, California
    Summer Associate, Summer 2005
  • Dickson-Ross, LLP, Oakland, California
    Legal Assistant, 2003-2004

Professional Associations

  • Chair of Fresno County Bar Association, Pro Bono Services Section
  • Executive Committee Member, Labor & Employment Section of the California Lawyers Association
  • Member of California State Bar Pro Bono Coordination Committee
  • Member of Central California Access to Justice Coalition
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center of San Francisco (2014-2018)
  • Member, Board of Directors of California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (2015-2018)
  • Abogada Consultora to the Consulate of Mexico in Fresno (2013-2018)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Fresno County Bar Association (2013-2015)
  • Former Member, Board of Directors of the California Bar Foundation (2013-2015)
  • Former Board Member, Central California Legal Services, Inc. (2013)
  • Former Member of California State Bar Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services (2009-2012)
  • Former Board Member of Fresno County Women Lawyers (2009)

Educational Seminars

  • Vice Chair for California Lawyers Association, Labor & Employment Section 2018 Advanced Wage & Hour Conference
  • Speaker for “Beyond #MeToo — Where do we go from here?” at the 2018 Central California Women’s Conference
  • Practising Law Institute faculty for Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2012 course
  • Panelist at 2015 Pathways to Justice Conference Presented by the State Bar of California Office of Legal Services, Legal Aid Association of California, and the Judicial Council of California Equal Access Project.