Reba Mendoza is an Associate with the Labor & Employment team. She focuses her practice on the areas of Title VII, age discrimination, fair labor standards, family and medical leave, the WARN Act, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete, employee handbooks and other state and federal employment issues, as well as general employment advice.

Reba Mendoza is an Associate with the Labor & Employment team. She focuses her practice on the areas of Title VII, age discrimination, fair labor standards, family and medical leave, the WARN Act, wrongful discharge, covenants not to compete, employee handbooks and other state and federal employment issues, as well as general employment advice.

Reba is also an experienced immigration attorney, advising clients on strategies for the short-term and long-term employment of foreign nationals.

Reba counsels clients in preparing employment-based non-immigrant petitions including E-2, H-1B, L (individual and blanket), O, P, and R petitions, and she also prepares employment-based immigrant petitions, including EB-1 Multi-National Manager or Executive petitions, Outstanding Professor or Researcher petitions, and Special Immigrant Religious Worker petitions and petitions for Adjustment of Status to U.S. Permanent Resident (green card petitions).

In addition, Reba advises clients on matters related to the employment of foreign nationals such as visa applications at U.S. consulates abroad and status issues, and she provides guidance on Form I-9 compliance, including Form I-9 audits and E-Verify matters.

She received her J.D. in 2011 from the University of Virginia School of Law. While in law school, Reba was a recipient of the Virginia Law Scholarship, on the Article Review Board for the Journal of Social Policy & the Law and an active member of the Black Law Students Association.

Reba received her M.A. degree from University of Georgia in Anthropology in 2007. At the University of Georgia, she was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Academic Honor Society; a reviewer for the Biological and Environmental Anthropology online journal; and a member of Graduate and Professional Scholars.

She earned her B.A. in Biological Anthropology and Anatomy from Duke University in 2005. While an undergraduate, she advised students for LEAD and served as the political relations representative for the Black Student Alliance.

Reba worked previously at Williams Mullen as a summer associate in 2010. She served as a teacher’s assistant at the University of Georgia, an administrative assistant at The College of William & Mary and a research assistant at the University of Virginia.