Mayra Aguilera

Mayra Aguilera

Associate, Litigation


Mayra Aguilera’s practice involves representing clients in complex civil litigation matters, including business disputes, securities litigation, government enforcement proceedings, internal investigations and class actions. Her clients include companies and their officers and directors in a variety of industries, including technology, entertainment, financial services, energy, social media and consumer goods. In recognition of Ms. Aguilera’s work, she was named one of Best Lawyers’ 2024 Ones To Watch in America.

Representative matters include:

  • securing a unanimous defense verdict for Monsanto Company (reached after three hours of deliberations) following a seven-week jury trial in Cook County, Illinois, against claims brought by four plaintiffs who alleged that they developed non-Hodgkin lymphoma after being exposed to Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer and fire-retardant additives known as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) made by the company
  • defending an electronics consumer goods manufacturer in a federal consumer class action alleging violations of various states’ consumer protection laws, breach of contract, negligent misrepresentation and breach of warranty claims. This case was recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the Top Verdicts of 2021 in California
  • defending a Chinese-based express delivery services company in a securities class action alleging violations of the Securities Act of 1933
  • representing a company in the entertainment industry in an arbitration under the International Centre for Dispute Resolution rules
  • defending a major U.S. energy company in a shareholder class action alleging fraud and breach of contract
  • representing an indirect auto financing company in an antitrust suit involving claims of monopolization and attempted monopolization
  • defending an accounting firm in an action involving claims related to alleged tax shelter activities
  • representing directors on the board of an electronics company in connection with U.S. Department of Justice, Food and Drug Administration and Federal Trade Commission investigations involving allegations of fraud
  • representing a social media company in connection with a Department of Justice investigation involving allegations of fraud

Ms. Aguilera is also committed to her pro bono practice, including representing:

  • in immigration court, a family seeking asylum after persecution for the political participation of family members in Mexico
  • in state court, a Salvadorian minor in obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status



  • J.D., Loyola Law School Los Angeles, 2016 (Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2012 (cum laude)


  • California

Mayra Aguilera