Angel James Horacek practices employment and civil rights law on behalf of employees, focusing primarily on anti-discrimination work.  She represents employees in courts, arbitrations, and administrative hearings. She also counsels employees in select pre-litigation matters.

She is admitted to practice in all state courts in California, in the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California, and in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She was also an extern in the chambers of the Honorable Andrew J. Wistrich of the United States Federal Court for the Central District of California.


She is the co-chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Saturday Seminar Committee, which presents continuing legal educational programs for lawyers and law students several times through the year. She is also an active volunteer with the Los Angeles Black Workers Center in View Park.

Thomson Reuters named Ms. Horacek to its 2016 Southern California Rising Star list, and to its 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list.

Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Horacek was an associate commercial litigator at an AmLaw 100 firm focusing on business and corporate clients. She then transitioned to representing individuals as an associate attorney at a boutique employee-side litigation firm. 

Ms. Horacek is the current secretary for Harvard-Westlake School Alumni Association in North Hollywood, California.

Bar Memberships

  • California State Bar

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • California Employment Lawyers Association

  • Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles (lifetime)

  • John M. Langston Bar Association (lifetime)


  • University of California, Los Angeles, JD

    • specialization in Business Law and Policy

    • concentration in Critical Race Studies

  • University of California, Los Angeles, BA