Represents clients in employment matters
Ann Munene joins Legal Aid of Marin to provide worker’s rights advocacy to Marin County residents, with emphasis on outreach to the African American and Black Immigrant community. She prosecutes wage theft, discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination claims. Ann provides community workshops and legal clinics to educate individuals on their employment rights.
Prior to working for Legal Aid of Marin, Ann clerked for the United States District Judge Honorable Jeffrey S. White in the Northern District of California. Ann also served as a law clerk at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center’s disability rights program and LAS-ELC’s workers’ rights clinic.
During law school, Ann served one year terms as an assistant submissions editor and submissions editor for the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review (HICLR). As a Kenyan immigrant she wrote an article on “The Right to Strike – Sustainable Constitutional Reform: Comparative Case Studies of Workers’ Strikes in the Kenyan Public Sector” which was published in HICLR’s 2013 winter issue.
Ann is a graduate of the University of California, Hastings School of Law with a concentration in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution. She earned a dual undergraduate degree in Legal Studies and Psychology with a minor in Rhetoric from the University of California, Berkeley.