Mikael Rojas

Mikael Rojas

Washington, District of Columbia
(202) 847-4400

MIKAEL A. ROJAS is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in Washington, D.C., where he represents individuals in race and sex discrimination cases, and in a variety of other employment matters.  Mr. Rojas is an active member of the firm’s Discrimination & Retaliation and Family Responsibilities & Disability Discrimination Practice Groups.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rojas served as a law clerk to the Honorable Fernando M. Olguin, United States District Court Judge for the Central District of California.  Before clerking, Mr. Rojas served as the Civil Rights Litigation Fellow at Relman Dane & Colfax PLLC in Washington, D.C., where he represented individuals in employment, housing, and disability discrimination cases. 

Mr. Rojas earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was awarded the John Hart Ely Prize for outstanding writing and the Judge Thelton E. Henderson Prize for outstanding performance in the law school’s legal clinic.  Mr. Rojas also served as the Executive Co-Chair of the Stanford Latino Law Students Association.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in English and Political Science from Washington State University.

Mr. Rojas is a member of the California Bar; not yet licensed to practice law in D.C.; supervised by a member of the D.C Bar.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination & Retaliation
  • Family Responsibilities & Disability Discrimination

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2016


  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Honors: John Hart Ely Prize
    • Honors: Judge Thelton E. Henderson Prize
  • Washington State University
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2011
    • Major: English
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Member
  • Workers’ Rights Clinic, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, Volunteer Attorney

Past Employment Positions

  • Relman Dane & Colfax PLLC, Civil Rights Litigation Fellow

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, Workers’ Rights Clinic, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs


  • English
  • Spanish