Sharia is a fierce litigator with a passion to defend clients and take cases to the jury.
Sharia Mayfield, a business lawyer with a background in employment law, was born and raised in Oregon. She has a BA in English from Stanford and a JD from Georgetown. Prior to joining Cultiva, Mayfield worked for two years as an intelligence advisor to US Senator Ron Wyden, spent nearly two years in the Oregon Department of Justice as a lawyer in both the Trial And Appellate divisions, and then worked for over two years in the private sector handling employment and insurance-related disputes. She has handled disputes in State court, Federal court, appellate courts (including Ninth Circuit certification), and in administrative tribunals.
Mayfield is not afraid to stand up for individual rights against oppressive government agency practices, and teaches Privacy Law at Willamette Law school. As an outspoken advocate for privacy rights, she has been interviewed by Stanford’s KZSU radio, published in UC Berkeley’s Journal of Comparative Literature, and appeared on Fox Business and CSPAN. Mayfield carries her passion for individual rights to her business litigation and transactional work at Cultiva, zealously advocating for her clients’ rights to enterprise and earn an honest living without government overreach. In her spare time, Mayfield enjoys being outdoors and hiking.