Prior to joining LatinoJustice as Senior Counsel in 2018, Esperanza built a successful career as a litigator. She served as a partner at Hinshaw, practicing complex commercial and civil litigation.
Of Esperanza's representative cases, Canpro Investments Ltd. v. US, involved a case in Federal Claims Court seeking damages in excess of $4M from the federal government; FDFS v. Allianz Risk Transfer, et al., involved a case against an international insurance conglomerate seeking damages of more than $24M, which resulted in a multi-million dollar settlement; and FDFS v. Poe Financial Group, Inc, et al. was the largest insolvency case in Florida's history and one of the largest in the US. Esperanza previously worked with DCF and Legal Services of Greater Miami, and has provided pro bono services. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., 2001) and George Mason University (B.A., 1997); is admitted to practice in New York, Florida and the D.C. and is a proud mother to her son, Alexander.