Myra A. Tanting assists the attorneys within the Employment and Labor Law Dept. practice on all facets of Labor and Employment Law. This includes defense in litigation involving PAGA and wage-and-hour (both individual and collective actions), discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistle-blowing, and disability and other leave-related issues.
Lives in San Jose with her mom and her fur babies, Bruce, Meow, Jim, and Chip.
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D.
Santa Clara University School of Law, Paralegal Studies, Paralegal Certificate
UC Santa Cruz, BA Legal Studies and minor in English Literature
London School of Economics, English Criminal Law Studies
Took’s Court Barrister’s Chambers - internship
Prepared writs of habeas corpus for the United States Supreme Court
Obtained an evidentiary hearing in State Court Appeal level
Created the Paralegal Network; and assisted in the creation of non-profit organizations in East Palo Alto and revitalizing the economic structure by obtaining funding through the East Palo Alto Community Law Project.