Nadia P. Bermudez


Professional and Community Affiliations

  • San Diego Superior Court Committee on the Elimination of Bias (2020-Present)
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California: Lawyer Representative (2016-Present)
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego: Co-Chair, Diverse Women’s Committee (2013-2014); Advisory Board Member (2009-2010, 2013-2014); Chair, Endorsements Committee (2009-2010); Board of Directors (2005-2009); President (2008-2009); Vice-President (2007-2008); Chair, 35th Anniversary Dinner of Lawyers Club of San Diego (2007); Secretary (2005-2006)
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Advisory Committee for the Southern District of California: recommending nominees for the positions of U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Marshal (2009-Present)
  • State Bar of California
  • California Lawyers Association: Labor and Employment Law Section
  • San Diego County Bar Association: Board of Directors (2010-2013)
  • Federal Bar Association: Task Force Diversity Committee (2017-2018); San Diego Chapter, Labor & Employment Law Section (2016 – Present)
  • Merit Selection Panel for U.S. Magistrate Judge, appointed by then Chief Judge Irma Gonzalez of the United States District Court, Southern District of California (2010-2011)
  • American Bar Association: (2006-2011) Chair-Elect (2009-2011); Legal Opportunity Scholarship Selection Committee (2008-2011); Chair-Elect Designee (2008-2009); Newsletter Vice-Chair (2007-2008); Member, TIPS CLE Board Special Standing Committee (2007-2008); Member, Tort Trial Insurance Practice Section (“TIPS”) Inaugural Leadership Academy (2006-2007); Vice-Chair, TIPS Employment Law & Litigation Committee (2006-2007)
  • San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association: Newsletter Editor (2009-2013); Board of Directors (2002-2011); President (2009-2010)
  • San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund:  Board of Directors (2009-Present); President (2011-2014)
  • California La Raza Lawyers Association: Southern District, Vice President (2013-2015)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association:  Latina Commission (2016-2018); Regional Representative (2004-2005; 2013-2014)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association/ American Corporate Counsel Legal Executive Training Pilot Program (2010-2011)
  • El Centro Chamber of Commerce

Recognition and Awards

  • San Diego Super Lawyers® Employment Litigation: Defense (2015-2023)
  • Top 100 Leaders in Law Award, San Diego Business Journal (2022)
  • AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Service to SDLRLA Award, San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund (2019)
  • Leader in Law – Labor and Employment, San Diego Business Journal (2019)
  • Distinguished Leadership and Service Award as Lawyer Representative of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California (2019)
  • Merit Selection Panel for United States Magistrate Judges, Chair (2019)
  • Belva Lockwood Award, Lawyers Club (2017)
  • Top 25 Women Lawyers in San Diego San Diego Super Lawyers® (2019-2022)
  • Top 50 San Diego Super Lawyers, San Diego Super Lawyers® (2020-2022)
  • Service Award for Diversity, San Diego County Bar Association (2014)
  • Top Attorney – Labor & Employment, San Diego Daily Transcript (2008, 2014)
  • Best of the Bar, San Diego Business Journal (2014, 2017)
  • Lauds & Laurels Distinguished Alumna for the School of Social Science, University of California, Irvine (2012)
  • Top Attorney Under 40 (1 of 5 lawyers nationally), Hispanic National Bar Association (2011)
  • Top Attorney Semifinalist, Labor & Employment, San Diego Daily Transcript (2007, 2010)
  • Women Who Mean Business Honoree, San Diego Business Journal (2009)
  • 40 Under Forty, San Diego Metropolitan Magazine (2007)
  • Top Young Attorney, San Diego Daily Transcript (2007)
  • Distinguished Service Award, San Diego Volunteer Lawyers Program (2005)
  • Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal Services, State Bar of California (2002-2004)
  • Outstanding Service Award, Office of Senator Barbara Boxer (2002)


San Diego
(619) 400-8000


Nadia Bermudez, Esq.


  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California