Cristela Delgado-Daniel’s practice includes working with public, private, and nonprofit clients in employment advice and litigation matters, with a focus on the intersection of employment and education law. In addition to active litigation, she advises clients on matters related to wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Cristela regularly defends employers in connection with charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI). She also assists in conducting independent investigations related to harassment; race and gender discrimination; and Title IX.
Prior to private practice, Cristela clerked for the Honorable Steven R. Powers with the Oregon Court of Appeals where she assisted in drafting judicial opinions that resolved legal questions spanning both state and federal law. Before clerking for the Court of Appeals, Cristela served as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice General Counsel Division in the labor and employment section. She also worked as a law clerk for the University of Oregon Office of General Counsel and a judicial extern to Judge John Acosta of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon.
Employment Law Plus
Successfully represent clients in responding to and resolving BOLI complaints.
- Multnomah Bar Association, Bar Fellows Task Force, Chair, 2022-present
- Oregon Minority Lawyers Association, Member, 2021-present
- Owen M. Panner Inn of Courts, Member, 2022-present
- Jefferson Mock Trial Team, Coach, 2021-present
- Lewis & Clark Law School, Mentor, 2022-present
- Received the “Advancing Diversity Award” from the Oregon New Lawyers Division of the Oregon State Bar, 2022