Andrew K. Haeffele handles all aspects of employment and business litigation matters, with a particular focus on defending claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower status, family and medical leave, unfair labor practices, and wage and hour class actions. Andrew also has significant experience litigating complex business matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, insurance coverage, and trade secret misappropriation.
Andrew has successfully defended employers against a wide variety of lawsuits before state and federal courts throughout the country, and has repeatedly secured favorable outcomes for his clients, ranging from favorable settlements to affirmance on appeal, and has obtained numerous recent summary judgments, including:
- Elinor Otto v. Employee Retirement Income Plan, et al.
- Virgie Johnson v. Community Career Development, Inc.
- Timothy Wright v. Spectrolab, Inc.
- Michael LeHane v. The Boeing Company
- John Kahn v. Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
- Luis R. Pascual v. The Boeing Company
- James Haining v. The Boeing Company
- Jeremy Neher v. The Boeing Company
- Karen Weigman v. Everest Institute
- Gregory Panka v. TIN, INC. dba Temple-Inland
- Maria Wu v. The Boeing Company
- Herbert Meyer v. The Boeing Company
- Phuong Dao v. The Boeing Company
Andrew has been named to the Southern California “Rising Stars” List by Super Lawyers magazine from 2015-2017, and has presented on various topics in employment law to clients, human resources professionals, and fellow attorneys throughout California.
While in law school, Andrew was a member of the Loyola Law Review, and worked as a Senior Analyst in DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.’s compliance department. Before joining Payne & Fears LLP, he was a Senior Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, in PwC’s Business Consulting Practice.