Los Angeles - Century City
2029 Century Park East
Suite 3100
Los Angeles, California 90067T: 310.846.8772

Practice Areas

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California
  • Federal District Court for Central District of California


University of California, Hastings College of the Law

  • J.D.

University of California, Los Angeles

  • B.A., Psychology 


Nestor Barrero
Senior Counsel

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”

- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nestor Barrero advises large and medium sized employers on all aspects of labor and employment law including compliance with anti-harassment, discrimination, privacy and workplace laws, effective performance management, negotiation of executive agreements, planning for layoffs, mergers and acquisitions, and defending wrongful termination cases in mediation, arbitration or litigation. He has significant experience representing entertainment industry employers with operations in film, television and cable productions and support functions (video distribution, marketing, public relations), music and live entertainment, television broadcasting in English & Spanish, theme parks, retail sites (restaurants, merchandise venues) and technology.


  • Adjunct Professor, Pasadena City College, Courses in HR Management and Business Law
  • Guest Lecturer, Southwestern University School of Law, Courses in International Labor Law and Capstone Course on Employment Law, 2014-2016
  • “Avoiding Discrimination and Harassment Claims in a Production Environment,” Directors Guild of America Assistant Directors Training Program, July 2016

Professional Activities/Associations

  • Member, California State Bar and Los Angeles County Bar Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Corporate Law Departments Section
  • Member, Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Member, California Employment Law Council
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association

Civic/Charitable Activities/Associations

  • UCLA Alumni Association Mentor Program
  • Board of Directors - Constitutional Rights Foundation
  • UCLA Academic Advancement Program - Scholarship Advisory Committee
  • Board of Directors - LA Universal Preschool

Other Personal Background Information and Interests

  • Nestor was born in Bogota, Colombia, and is bilingual in Spanish. He is married and has two adult daughters. Nestor enjoys Latin jazz and traditional music from Colombia and Cuba, snow skiing, and college sports.
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