Omero Banuelos, Esq., is Counsel at Rimon. Mr. Banuelos provides information governance advice and develops policies for clients in the Information Management practice at Rimon. Mr. Banuelos has counseled some of the most highly regulated Fortune 100 companies on information governance matters, and has helped develop information governance and records retention programs for international and domestic corporations. He also has extensive experience handling various forms of litigation in both state and federal courts with an emphasis in business disputes, employment, real property, class actions, construction defect, administrative complaints and hearings.
Prior to joining Rimon, Mr. Banuelos was an attorney at Howett Isaza Law Group, a boutique law firm specializing in corporate compliance matters, complex business, real estate, construction, employment and environmental litigation. Immediately prior to that, he served as an in-house counsel to American Apparel, Inc. - a publicly traded apparel manufacturer and global retailer.
Omero earned his B.A. in Political Science with a Specialization in Business Administration Philosophy from UCLA. While at UCLA, Omero was President and co-founder of the Future Hispanic Entrepreneurs of America. He attended UCLA Law School, where he was a Member of the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, and served as managing editor of the Chicano-Latino Law Review.
Mr. Banuelos is currently a Mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court Mediation Panel for civil matters and the Community Association Institute of Los Angeles. His mediation practice focuses on community association disputes, real property disputes, employment, and business litigation.
Highlights of his experience include:
- Representation of global retailer in race and sex discrimination litigation and class action litigation alleging various business torts, unfair competition, violations of FACTA, and violations of the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act;
- Representation of employer in class action wage and hour litigation and in Immigration Customs Enforcement audit;
- Negotiation of assets purchase agreements;
- Counseling management and employees in connection with wage and hour compliance;
- Negotiation of employment separation agreements and related agreements;
- Legal counsel on international information governance programs and overall creation of operations abroad;
- Development of process based records retention schedules, data maps, electronic communication policies, procedures and litigation holds policies;
- International research of compliance and record retention regulatory matters.
- Los Angeles County Superior Court
- Community Association Institute of Los Angeles
- Los Angeles County Bar Association, Basic Mediation Training
- Los Angeles County Bar Association, Advance Skill Practicum & Certification Preparation
- Los Angeles County Superior Court, Civil Harassment Mediation Training