Kathy Amiliategui joined Bush Gottlieb in 2022 and was a summer associate for the Firm in 2021. Ms. Amiliategui graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law with a specialization in Critical Race Studies and Public Interest law and Policy. During law school, she was a Comments Editor for the UCLA Law Review and co-chair for the Queer and Trans People of Color Collective. In addition, she participated in the Immigrant Family Legal Clinic and externed at the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
In 2020, Ms. Amiliategui was a Peggy Browning Fellow and spent her summer at a union-side labor law firm in Los Angeles.
Ms. Amiliategui received her Bachelor’s degree in Gender Studies and American Studies from Yale University, where she wrote her senior thesis on grassroots organizing in the Los Angeles garment industry. Prior to law, school she was a summer intern at the Garment Worker Center and was a workplace justice organizer at Make the Road New York, an immigration advocacy organization. In that role, she worked on numerous labor campaigns including raising the subminimum wage for tipped workers, organizing Amazon warehouse workers, and working with the communities against Amazon campaign.