Felicia Yearwood is passionate about using the legal system to advance justice.
Felicia vigorously represents individuals in a range of civil rights matters. She has negotiated significant settlements in cases involving discrimination based on race, disability, and family status. She also represents tenants facing eviction and loss of civil rights.
Felicia graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in Business Administration and from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.
Felicia began her career with the Washington D.C. firm Hogan & Hartson, where she was lead associate in a six week jury trial that resulted in a favorable verdict of over five million dollars. She has represented individual clients in housing discrimination cases as Staff Attorney at the Housing Rights Center in Los Angeles, California. While working as a Staff Attorney at the Western Law Center for Disability Rights, Felicia served on a litigation team that prevented the closure of a medical facility that was essential to the health care of individuals with disabilities, Rodde v. Bonta.