Navruz is a committed attorney and advocate who fights vigorously for the rights of individuals. She brings her innovative problem-solving skills, work ethic, and strong ability to advocate to every matter she handles.

She has handled cases at all phases of litigation, including case strategy, discovery and depositions, motion practice, mediation and trial preparation, and has had a proven track record of obtaining favorable results for her clients.

Navruz is recognized for her ability to see the big picture to every case she litigates, and for being a tenacious and passionate litigator

Prior to joining the California Civil Rights Law Group, Navruz spent years representing employees whose civil rights were violated, worked at the National Bureau of Asian Research in Seattle, interned in the United Nations Development Program’s Economic Governance Unit in Uzbekistan, and performed in national and international piano competitions, including the United States Open Music Competition, where she won first place in the Showcase Solo Category.

When she is not practicing law, Navruz enjoys spending time with her supportive husband and two daughters, traveling the world and capturing expressions on camera.


University of California Davis School of Law

JD: Civil Rights Clinic, SCBA Diversity Fellow, Public Service Law Program Certificate

University of California Berkeley

BA: Rhetoric, Political Economy of Industrial Societies, Peace and Conflict

Bar Admissions


US District Court Eastern District of California
US District Court Northern District of California

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyer: Northern California Rising Star (2018 – 2021)

National Advocates 40 Under 40 (2017 – 2021)

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2021, Commercial Litigation-Plaintiffs)

Professional Activities

California Employment Lawyers Association (Diversity Committee Member) (2014 – Present)

Empower Work (Advisor) (2018 – Present)

Foundation for Advocacy, Inclusion & Resources (Board Member) (2020 – Present)

Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee, Town of San Anselmo (2021)

Legal Aid at Work, Volunteer Attorney (2021)

Speaking Engagements

California Lawyers Association – “Leave of Absence Compliance” – San Francisco, February 13, 2020

California Employer Lawyers Association, 9th Annual Diversity Leadership Summit, June 23, 2020

California Employment Lawyers Association – “More Than A Feeling: Compelling Emotional Distress Cases” – Virtual, October 16, 2020

California Lawyers Association – “New Employment Law Practitioner 2021 Conference”/”Leave of Absence Compliance” – Virtual, January 20, 2021