Heeder | Thompson is a San Diego law firm that aims for justice in the workplace. Whether your situation involves discrimination, unpaid wages, denied leave or egregious sexual harassment, we are passionate about advocating for your rights! We represent employees throughout San Diego and the outlying areas, providing a free confidential consultation to discuss your particular case.
If you have been the victim of any type of injustice on the part of your employer or you suspect violation of state and/or federal employment laws, you may have the right to take legal action. You may be able to sue for financial compensation or may be able to seek reinstatement of your previous job or position.
Why should you consider hiring an employment law attorney? Understanding precisely what to do in the face of discrimination, harassment or illegal labor or wage practices can be difficult. There may be conflicting interests at hand and you may actually be unsure of whether your situation even offers grounds for legal recourse. Although the decision to hire an employment law attorney is a personal choice you must make for yourself, the attorneys at Heeder | Thompson can address your questions and offer you honest, clear advice to assist in you in making the right decision for your unique employment law matter.
Our attorneys represent employees in a variety of employment law claims. We are passionate about fighting for employees who have suffered discrimination! We handle employment cases involving:
• Sex / Gender Discrimination
• Sexual Harassment
• Pregnancy Discrimination
• Pregnancy Leave Laws (PLL) or California Paid Family Leave (PFL)
• Family / Medical Leave Denial or Other Leave Disputes
• Disability Discrimination
• Failure to Accommodate a Disability
• Race / Ethnicity / National Origin Discrimination
• Reverse Discrimination
• Age Discrimination
• Discrimination due to Religious Beliefs/Practices
• Sexual Orientation/Gay Rights
• Wrongful Termination
• Wage / Hour disputes
• Failure to Pay Overtime or Double Time
• Failure to Provide Rest Breaks or Meal Breaks
• Failure to Pay Wages Owed at Time of Termination
• Unemployment Insurance Appeals
• Severance Negotiations
• Retaliation for Discrimination, Harassment and Wage Complaints
• Retaliation for Participating in an Investigation
For small business owners and other employers, we will also provide counsel concerning employee handbook preparation and compliance with state and federal laws.
In addition to handling employment law matters, our lawyers also handle appeals, including all stages of appellate brief writing, as well as general contract work for other attorneys including: appearances in local courts, attending depositions, legal research and writing, and law and motion practice.
We understand that hiring legal representation is a necessary sacrifice. We believe in creating a strong working relationship between the attorney and the client, which is fostered by good communication, including being accessible by phone and e-mail, providing clients with a realistic understanding of the road ahead of them as well as giving trustworthy advice and zealous advocacy for our clients. We will negotiate or litigate in pursuit of our clients’ best interests!
Contact us today for your employment law and civil litigation needs!
Disclaimer: Heeder | Thompson maintains its principal office in San Diego, California with the attorneys admitted to practice in the State of California. These attorneys do not practice law outside of California and this law firm does not seek to represent any person solely by virtue of a visit by that person to this website.
Materials on this website have been prepared by Heeder | Thompson for informational purposes only and do not constitute a solicitation or legal advice. Transmission of the materials and information contained herein is not intended to create, and receipt thereof does not constitute formation of, an attorney-client relationship.
The information contained in this website is provided only as general information which may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. Heeder | Thompson expressly disclaims all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any of the contents of this website. This website is not a substitute for legal advice from qualified counsel.
You should not rely on this website as a source of legal advice.