Guillermo Mayer graduated from the UCLA School of Law in 2004 with concentrations in Critical Race Theory and Public Interest Law & Policy. As a law student, Guillermo helped immigrant workers in Los Angeles file wage claims against abusive downtown employers, and co-authored a paper cited by the California Legislature in passing wage-protection legislation for car wash workers. He was also selected as a 2001-2003 fellow by the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, and served as a summer law clerk for the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and for Hadsell & Stormer, Inc., a public interest law firm in Pasadena. Prior to attending law school, Guillermo worked in the California Senate, first as legislative aide for former Senator Hilda Solis, and subsequently as legislative director for former Senator Tom Hayden. At Public Advocates, Guillermo focuses on transit equity litigation and advocacy.
Listen to his presentation to the Bay Area Social Equity Caucus about the Oakland Airport Connector