Irene E. Schwieger

Attorney*

Phone: 877-500-8780
Fax: 877-500-8781
Email: Irene.Schwieger@zimmreed.com
Office: Los Angeles

Irene practices out of the firm’s Los Angeles office. She focuses on cases involving the misclassification of drivers in gig-economy companies, guiding hundreds of clients through the claims procedure to ensure they can exercise their legal rights to fair compensation.

Irene graduated cum laude from Vermont Law School and served as the head note editor for the Vermont Law Review. During law school, Irene worked with the U.S. Department of Justice, assisting in emissions fraud investigations under the Clean Air Act. In addition to her law degree, Irene also holds a Master’s in Environmental Law and Policy.

Prior to joining the firm, Irene worked on large scale environmental projects as a law clerk for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and as a Social Justice Fellow with the Environmental Protection Bureau of the New York State Attorney General.

Irene is licensed to practice before and is a member in good standing of the Bar of the State of New York. Irene passed the February 2019 California Bar Exam and is awaiting admittance.

Professional Memberships

  • New York Bar Association

Education

  • J.D., Cum Laude, Vermont Law School
  • M.E.L.P. Cum Laude, Environmental Law and Policy, Vermont Law School
  • B.A., Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Practice Areas

* Only admitted to practice in New York