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Conchita Lozano-Batista

Shareholder

Email: clozano@unioncounsel.net
Telephone: (510) 337-1001

Education:
University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D.)
University of California, Berkeley (B.A.)

Conchita Lozano-Batista is a shareholder with Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld in Alameda, California.  She represents a unions and Taft-Hartley Trust Funds, as well as non-profits, in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, food and service industries.  Her areas of expertise are labor law, employment law, ERISA, workplace immigration issues, internal union governance and management, arbitration, mediation, litigation, and training of union leaders. Conchita has spoken on these and other topics in a variety of forums.  She has also litigated personal injury and employment law cases on behalf of union members and their survivors. 

Prior to joining Weinberg, Roger and Rosenfeld, Conchita worked on migrant worker rights and issues of corporate responsibility.  As part of this work, Conchita drafted amicus briefs to appellate courts and authored reports on a variety of issues that she presented at the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (now the Human Rights Council) and the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights. Conchita also worked with many member state representatives to draft language to ensure the protection of migrant workers and to protect and promote labor and employment rights.

Conchita was born in Puerto Rico, and is the daughter of a Mexican father and a Cuban Mother.  She and her Irish husband are raising two children and enjoy travel, as much as possible.  Conchita is fluent in Spanish.

Conchita serves as the Chairperson on the City and County of San Francisco‚Äôs Sweatfree Procurement Advisory Committee, and is also a member of the Attorneys Professional Committee for the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. 

Practice Areas:
Labor Arbitrations and Collective Bargaining Negotiations
Employee Benefit Plans and Union-Related Trust Funds
Employment Discrimination
Personal Injury
Public Sector

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