Mily C. Huntley advises and represents public-sector management clients in connection with employment-related issues such as discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation. In addition, Mily litigates in federal and state court on issues related to municipal tort liability, civil rights, excessive force, and police search and seizure. Mily also represents clients in administrative hearings and matters before enforcement agencies.
Prior to joining the firm in 2010, Mily worked as a Research Attorney for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County where she evaluated and recommended rulings on law and motion matters. Mily was a litigation associate at Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud & Romo where she handled employment litigation matters for public entities and private corporations. She was an associate attorney at another California law firm defending school districts in various lawsuits involving claims of personal injury, wrongful termination and discrimination, allegations of violations of Title VII, Title IX, ADA and IDEA, first amendment civil rights claims, and special education litigation.
Ms. Huntley attended Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California where she earned her law degree in 2004. While there, she served as co-chair of the Moot Court Board, and was a member of the Journal of the National Association of Administrative Law Judges. She clerked for Chief Magistrate Judge Stephen J. Hillman in the United States District Court, Central District of California as part of the Judicial Internship Opportunity Program through the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association. Mily’s participation in the Judicial Internship Opportunity Program continues as a mentor to interns.
Mily received a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Studies with a concentration in Latin American Studies from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in May 1998 and was a member of the Dean’s Honor List. Mily’s involvement in community service while living in Ithaca earned her the Cornell Tradition Fellowship Award. Mily continues to contribute to the Cornell community by participating in the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network.
Prior to attending law school, Mily was a bilingual elementary school teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District as a member of Teach for America. During this time, she earned a California Teaching Credential which she keeps active. Her litigation and teaching experience makes her a valuable part of the Labor and Employment, Litigation, Law Enforcement, and Risk Management & Torts practice teams at the firm.