Andrés Gallegos

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Andrés Gallegos is the Help Desk Attorney for the Southern Regional Office of Lambda Legal. As a Help Desk Attorney, Andrés provides information and resources regarding discrimination and other legal issues to callers in West Virginia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia, as well as to Spanish-speaking callers across the country. Andrés is located at the Help Desk’s headquarters in the Western Regional Office of Lambda Legal, in Los Angeles, California. Andrés speaks English and Spanish.

Prior to joining Lambda Legal, Andrés was a Staff Attorney at MALDEF (the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund), representing Latinx and immigrant plaintiffs in federal civil rights lawsuits. Before that, Andrés was an attorney/legal fellow at the Wage Justice Center in Los Angeles, CA, representing low-income workers facing wage theft, and an extern with Legal Aid at Work in its Workers’ Rights and Wage Claim clinics.

Andrés is a 2016 graduate of U.C. Irvine School of Law and received his B.A. in History from Pomona College in 2008. Andrés is a member of the California bar.