Rabiah Rahman

Rabiah Rahman

Rabiah A. Rahman is an attorney in Ventura County. She owns her own law firm called Rabiah At Law, which is a boutique plaintiff side employment law firm. She has dedicated her legal career to defending workers’ rights throughout the State of California and has been a leader, advocate and a voice for social justice since college. She worked with incarcerated youth as an undergrad at UCLA, throughout law school and as an attorney. She also represented her fellow law students as the Boalt Hall Student Association Vice President and served as the Managing Editor of the Berkeley Journal of African American Law and Policy. During law school, Rabiah represented refugees from Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia claiming asylum in Egypt and applying for resettlement to a third-country. She also worked for a human rights consulting non-governmental organization in The Netherlands, helping Baltic Nations implement international criminal law standards into their domestic prosecution of war crimes.

Rabiah remains committed to using her voice, education and skills to champion social justice and progressive values on the various boards she sits on locally in Ventura County and throughout California.

Areas of Practice

Rabiah represent employees in employment disputes with their employers. She handles matters involving: Discrimination and Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination and Retaliation, Whistleblower, Unpaid Wages and Commissions, Missed Meal and Rest Periods and Employment Contract and Severance Agreement Negotiations. Super Lawyers has recognized Rabiah as a Rising Stars in Employment Litigation in 2020 and 2021.

Education

University of California, Los Angeles: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
University of California, Berkeley School of Law: Juris Doctorate

Professional Associations

• Black Lawyers of Ventura County, Vice President
• Social Justice Fund for Ventura County, Vice Chair
• Ventura County Legal Aid, Board Member
• California Employment Lawyers Association, Past Chair of the Diversity Outreach Committee and Founding Member of the Racial Justice Task Force
• Citations Law Magazine, Editorial Board Member
• Foundation for Advocacy Inclusion & Resources, Board Member 2021 - 2022
• Ventura County Bar Association, Board Member 2016 – 2020
• New Leaders Council, Los Angeles Chapter, Governing Board 2017 – 2019


Speaking Engagements

• Ventura Council of Governments, Presentation Panelist, Discussion on Racial Justice in Ventura County
• Democratic Women’s Council of the Conejo Valley, Guest Speaker “Racial Justice in Ventura County”
• Ventura County Board of Supervisors, Black History Month Guest Speaker: “Moment of Inspiration”
• American Association of University Women, Thousand Oaks Chapter, Keynote Speaker: “Launching the New Year Annual Brunch”
• Ventura County Board of Supervisors, Guest Speaker in support of “County Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis and Pledging to Promote Equity, Inclusion and Diversity in Housing, Employment, Economic Development, Health Care, and Public Safety in the County of Ventura”
• Indivisible Conejo Valley, Speaker - “Policing and Racial Justice”
• California Employment Lawyers Association, Panelist “Job Strategies and Professional Etiquette in the COVID-19 Era”
• Indivisible Conejo Valley, Speaker – “Resistance, Reconciliation, Reform: Continuing the Dialogue on Policing and Racial Justice”
• Women Lawyers of Ventura County, Speaker, California Employment Law Legislative Update
• Ventura County Paralegals Association, Speaker, New Employment Laws
• Then There is California Podcast, Episode 4: “Empowering Women as Leaders & In the Workplace”
• ABC News Radio: Coach Lynn Show, Special Guest to Discuss Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
• National Associations of Women Business Owners, Speaker – “Clearing the Smoke around Marijuana in the Workplace”
• UCLA School of Law, Law Fellows Central Valley Academy, Attorney Panelist
• Soroptimist International of Ventura, Speaker – “Harassment in the Workplace”
• California Employment Lawyers Association, Annual Conference, Moderator – “What to do when the advocate becomes the target of the discrimination they are advocating against”
• California Employment Advisory Council, East Ventura County, Speaker – “New Ways for Employers to Get in Trouble From the Plaintiff’s Perspective”
• Fresno City College, 2016 Commencement Ceremony Keynote Speaker