Cathleen Rivera is an associate attorney at WSHB's Sonoma County office, specializing in construction, complex tort and casualty, employment, and transportation litigation.

Ms. Rivera attended Santa Clara University of California, graduating with a J.D. and a certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice Law. While in law school, she was a student associate with the International Human Rights Clinic and an executive member of the Santa Clara University Labor and Employment Organization. Upon graduation, and in recognition of her contributions to the community, Cathleen was bestowed the Silver Pro Bono Recognition Award.

Before joining WSHB, Cathleen defended employers and insurance carriers in workers' compensation matters. She also worked as a law clerk for the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office and Legal Aid of Sonoma County.



  • Santa Clara University Law School (J.D., 2021)
  • Saint Mary's College of Law (B.A., 2009)

Licensed to Practice in

  • California 

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