Felipe Guevara is a legal analyst on the Workers’ Rights team. Mr. Guevara works to improve farmworkers’ pay and working conditions, promote worker protections such as paid sick leave, and strengthen public enforcement of the minimum wage and overtime laws in New Mexico.
Before joining the Center, Mr. Guevara worked as a legal fellow for the Workers’ Rights Clinic, a clinical program of the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. At the Workers’ Rights Clinic, Mr. Guevara provided direct legal services to low-wage workers in Tucson and surrounding areas, supervised law students working on various employment matters – such as FLSA overtime and Arizona minimum wage claims – and supervised policy projects aimed at changing statewide and national discourses on employment matters. Mr. Guevara also supervised and provided “Know Your Rights” outreach workshops for Tucson low-wage workers and other community organizations and advocates.
In his spare time, Mr. Guevara enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs, traveling, and supporting local sports teams.
J.D. from University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 2017.