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, resulted in more than $4M in damages from the federal government; FDFS v. Allianz Risk Transfer, et al.,resulted in damages of more than $24M; 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.