Rubi Bujanda focuses her practice on labor and employment law. Rubi routinely advises clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws and drafts employment-related agreements, policies and affirmative action plans as well as non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements. She has written and reviewed more than a dozen employee handbooks for private and public companies and non-profit organizations.
In litigation, Rubi conducts internal investigations and represents employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Arizona Civil Rights Division and handles pre-trial litigation including discovery, depositions and motion for summary judgment hearings. She also has experience in federal court regarding a variety of employment-related issues. Rubi assists her clients in defending against discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims under Title VII, FMLA, USERRA, ADA and EPA, and in enforcing violations of non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentially agreements.
In addition to her legal work, Rubi gives back to the community through her involvement in Los Abogados.
Represented a non-profit community center in a contract dispute involving a severance agreement
Prepared and delivered an oral argument in federal court for a case involving social media content for a cleaning equipment and services company with high net worth clients
Defended a national tire distributor in a case involving a dispute over a non-compete agreement
Conducted an internal investigation and defended an international fast food restaurant chain in a matter involving a sexual discrimination complaint
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 2018)
Associate Editor, Penn State Law Review
CALI Award for Excellence in Banking Regulations
Latinx Law Student Association, President
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
Dickinson Law Lion Ambassador
Arizona State University (B.A., Psychology, summa cum laude, 2015)
Declan LTD's Scholarship Recipient
Omega Phi Alpha
National Employment Law Council (NELC) Academy, Fellow (2021)
National Hispanic Bar Association (2020-2021)
Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association (2019-2021)
Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (2020-2021)