Ms. Bonilla represents clients in single plaintiff, collective, and class actions seeking to recover overtime, minimum wages, and other owed compensation. She also represents clients in a wide range of employment disputes, such as claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under both federal and state law.
Prior to joining Fitapelli and Schaffer, LLP, Ms. Bonilla gained valuable experience working on cases involving employment discrimination and sexual harassment, including representing numerous clients throughout the investigative process of the New York State Division of Human Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Ms. Bonilla is licensed to practice law in the state of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District. She graduated from The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and received her undergraduate degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, cum laude, in Political Science and Global History with a minor in Human Services. While in law school, Ms. Bonilla interned at the New York State Attorney General’s office and the National Labor Relations Board. Ms. Bonilla was also a Notes Editor for the Journal of International & Comparative, Policy & Ethics Law Review. She also volunteered her time with the Courtroom Advocates Program and the Dilley Pro Bono Project, where she helped victims of domestic violence obtain orders of protection and provided translation on behalf of asylum-seeking families detained in the South Texas Family Residential Center.
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