Oscar Ramirez is a trial attorney with a practice emphasis on employment and serious personal injury matters. His experience includes general commercial business disputes, catastrophic injuries, and employment-related disputes (wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, and wage & hour class action cases.)
He has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state court (bench trials and jury trials), mediations, and arbitrations. His work has resulted in numerous favorable verdicts, judgments, settlements, and arbitration awards. He has experience first chairing state court trials, as well as co-chairing them numerous times, resulting in six-figure and seven-figure judgments. His clients have ranged from individuals and entrepreneurial businesses to international companies. Mr. Ramirez is also a certified mediator. He served as a volunteer mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program.
Prior to founding Blair & Ramirez LLP, Mr. Ramirez was managing partner at a boutique employment law firm with an emphasis on trial practice. Prior to that, Mr. Ramirez was a post-graduate funded fellow at Public Counsel (Community Development Project), where he provided transactional corporate assistance to microbusinesses and nonprofit corporations. He has also served as an extern for MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund.)
Mr. Ramirez has appeared as a legal commentator on CNN Latino, Telemundo, and Fox News Latino. In addition to his television exposure, Mr. Ramirez has been asked to speak at Bridgeport legal seminars on employment law topics.
Honors - Judicial Extern to Chief Administrative Judge Larry Abrams of the U.S. Equal Employment & Opportunity Commission (EEOC) - Western Regional Jessup Moot Court Competition, Honorable Mention Brief Award & Oral Argument Semi-Finalist - Loyola Law School Moot Court Competition “Top Ten Brief” Award - Mexican-American Bar Foundation, Scholar Award - Foundation of the State Bar of California, Merit Scholar
Awards - Super Lawyers - Rising Star (2014-2020) - Perfect 10/10 Avvo Rating - Recipient of Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award - Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® Rating - Lead Counsel Rated - The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
Bar Admissions - California
Education - Loyola Law School, J.D. - University of California at Berkeley, B.A. - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law (Mediating the Litigated Case)
Affiliations - Member, California Employment Lawyers Association - Member, Labor & Employment Law Section, State Bar of California - Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles - Board of Directors, East LA Classic Theatre (Language in Play)