Carlos Coye

Carlos M. Coye

Associate · (626) 796-7555 ext.126

B.A., Xavier University
M.A., University of Houston
J.D., University of California, Irvine School of Law

Carlos joined Rothner Segall & Greenstone as an associate in 2017. His practice focuses on representing unions and employees in federal and state court litigation, administrative proceedings (including before the California Public Employment Relations Board and the National Labor Relations Board), and arbitrations.

During law school, Carlos clerked for the International Human Rights Clinic at UCI Law, where he worked on several federal cases concerning forced labor, international comity, and the Alien Tort Statute. He also clerked for Public Counsel’s Opportunity Under Law Unit, which focuses on civil rights impact litigation. As part of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at UCI Law, Carlos helped represent clients in immigration bond hearings and assisted day laborers in wage theft cases. In law school, he also served as a Research Editor for the UCI Law Review and co-authored a chapter of a book on the impact of public international law on transnational law and transnational legal ordering, “From International Law to Jessup’s Transnational Law, from Transnational Law to Transnational Legal Orders,” in The Many Lives of Transnational Law: Critical Engagements with Jessup’s Bold Proposal (forthcoming Apr. 2020). Carlos currently serves on the board of the Indigenous Rights Advocacy Group.

Presently, Carlos is a member of the AFL-CIO Union Lawyers Alliance and the Labor and Employment Sections of the American Bar Association, the California Lawyers Association, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Prior to becoming an attorney, Carlos was an adjunct philosophy professor.

Bar Admissions: California