Estela Diaz is a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. She represents companies and individuals in a variety of criminal and regulatory investigations involving state and federal government authorities. She also has strong experience in conducting internal investigations on behalf of public companies, boards, and non-profit organizations that involve allegations of misconduct against senior executives.
Prior to joining Akin Gump, Estela served as a trial attorney at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s New York District Office, where she litigated individual and class actions involving discrimination and harassment. Estela is Co-Chair of the Latinx Firmwide Resource Group and a member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.
She is a board member of The Bronx Defenders. Estela received her J.D. and A.B. from Harvard University.