Mishell Parreno Taylor is a shareholder in the San Diego office of Littler Mendelson. She focuses on representing 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, including California, Texas, South Carolina, Arkansas and Alabama.

Her experience includes defending clients against individual and class-wide claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and retaliation. Additionally, she aggressively handles both individual and class action wage and hour litigation in matters involving claims of missed meal and rest periods, unlawful deductions, misclassification and off-the-clock work.

Mishell is an active member of several of the firm’s practice groups: Complex Litigation and Jury Trials, Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation, Wage and Hour, and International Employment Law. She is also a member of the firm’s Labor-Latin America and Spanish Services groups.

Mishell previously served as a commissioner on the Police Officer's Civil Service Commission for the City of Houston. While in law school, she assisted families in immigration matters and successfully argued a client's claim for political asylum. She was also an articles editor of the Houston Business and Tax Law Journal.