Practice Expertise

  • Labor & Employment

Areas of Practice

  • Labor & Employment

WSG Practice Industries


Alfonso Estrada is an experienced labor and employment attorney who is well-versed in all stages of the litigation process. He represents both public and private sector clients in matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, First Amendment violations, and more. He has a wealth of trial experience and previously worked with law enforcement as a criminal prosecutor.

In addition to the litigation side of his practice, Alfonso also focuses part of his practice in investigations related to employee misconduct and harassment, as well as regulatory enforcement and white-collar defense matters. Throughout his career, Alfonso has worked extensively with law enforcement agencies and unions across California in a variety of matters. He has successfully conducted complex internal investigations for several notable agencies, including the City of Beverly Hills Police and Fire Departments, City of Anaheim, City of Alhambra Police Department, among others. Prior to joining the firm, Alfonso worked as a Deputy District Attorney for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.

Alfonso is affiliated with several professional organizations and regularly presents his expertise at conferences. Outside of his practice, he volunteers as a Certified Instructor for the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (2008)
B.A., University of California, Berkeley (2005)

Areas of Practice

  • Labor & Employment

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Conducted internal investigations concerning employee misconduct.

Conducted hundreds of law enforcement disciplinary matters.

Defended employers through challenges to administrative decisions in Code of Civil Procedure § 1094.5.

Conducted arbitration in the area of MOU contract interpretation.

Prosecuted dozens of criminal jury trials to verdict during his time as a Deputy District Attorney for the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office.

Significant Civil Litigation and Jury Trial Experience defending public and private employers.

Defended and instructed employers against allegations of violations of the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act.

Professional Associations
  • Mexican American Bar Association, Member
  • MABA Free Legal Clinic

Professional Activities and Experience


“New Masking Guidance for California Employers,” Labor & Employment Law Alert (March 2022)
“The 'Pokemon' Case – Court Upholds Termination Based on Unintentional In-Car Dash Cam Recording of Peace Officers Hunting a Snorlax,” Labor & Employment Law Alert (February 2022)
“Additional Law Enforcement Reform Amendments, Expansions, and Changes Signed Into Law by Governor,” Labor & Employment Law Alert (November 2021)
"California Signs Police Reform Legislation Into Law," Labor & Employment Law Alert (October 2021)

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