Yesenia Z. Carrillo Associate

Yesenia Zamora Carrillo is an Associate in the Fresno office of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore (LCW) where she advises clients on employment law matters, including employee contracts, settlement agreements, retention policies, wage and hour compliance and employment handbooks.  She provides counsel on employment discrimination matters as well as state worker’s compensation, CFRA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA and OSHA.  Yesenia has a depth of knowledge regarding class action and PAGA cases and she provides clients guidance on sexual harassment, hostile work environments and discrimination.  Further, she counsels HR, business partners, management, and supervisors on hiring, rehire, terminations, disciplinary action and layoffs, while also tackling litigation matters related to personnel issues.

Before joining LCW, Yesenia directed extensive video conference trainings for management and cross-functional teams in both English and Spanish on sexual harassment prevention, discrimination, and abusive workplace conduct.  She also performed extensive legal research regarding wage and hour compliance, early settlements with potential class members, translated for Defendants, and prepared witness declaration and settlement agreements in Spanish and English.  Yesenia also handled litigation matters including conducting Plaintiff depositions, defending depositions, and attending mediation.  She also conducted workplace investigations into allegations of misconduct, harassment, bullying, and company policy violations.

Professional and Community Involvement

Yesenia is very active in the community and serves in a leadership position for many organizations.  She is the Board President of the Central Unified Board of Trustees and the Legislative Chair of the Fresno County Employment Advisory Council.  She also serves as the President of the Fresno County Employment Lawyers and as Past President for the Fresno County Women Lawyers.


  • JD, University of San Diego School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Fresno

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