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Jibit Cinar
USC Gould School of Law

Jibit Cinar

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: January 22, 2022

Jibit Cinar is a partner at Gokal Law Group, Inc., where she heads up the employment litigation practice area. Cinar was a solo practitioner for over 10 years prior to joining the Gokal team.

Cinar specializes in litigation and counseling related to employment and labor law. She helps employees whose rights have been violated in the workplace and who have suffered wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, harassment, or wage and hour violations during employment. She represents clients in any forum, including state and federal court, in binding arbitration and administrative hearings.

Cinar earned her JD at Loyola Law School, where she graduated in 2003. Prior to law school, Cinar earned her BA from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Cinar is a lecturer in law at the USC Gould School of Law, teaching Employment Discrimination Law. She speaks and writes often on important employment topics. She is an active member of the legal community and is a member of the National Association of Woman Business Owners, as well as Orange County Bar Association’s Labor & Employment and Solo/Small Firm sections. She also has served on the California State Bar’s Solo & Small Firm Executive Committee.


Bloomberg Government
June 22, 2022
Re: Franita Tolson

Franita Tolson was interviewed about how federal lawsuits from North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas test the limits of the Voting Rights Act, the boundaries of state government authority, and the ability of voting rights groups to file racial gerrymandering cases. “These doctrines and approaches in these cases fundamentally reset the rules of the game,” she said. “In 2030 we will live in a completely different world than we lived in in 2020, and 2020 was not favorable to minority voters at all.”


Robin Craig
March, 2022

"Saltwater Sovereignty: Tribal Marine Management Authority Along the Pacific Coast.” Online Environmental Law Workshop. University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD.

Daniel Klerman
March, 2022

“Comment on Choi, Erickson, & Pritchard, ‘Coalitions among Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Securities Class Actions’,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Virtual, Toronto, ON, Canada.

Robin Craig
March, 2022

“Who’s on First? The Mind-Blowing Attempt to Conceptualize Deference in the Midst of Decision Delays and Agency Repeals,” J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Environmental Law Symposium for the George Washington University School of Law, Virtual, Washington, D.C.