Covering current and changing employment laws for both the employer and employee, attorney Ward Heinrichs is an expert Big Blend editorial contributor and frequent Big Blend Radio guest.
Based in San Diego, California, Ward handles a variety of cases on behalf of employees, for instance: severance negotiations, overtime, minimum wage, off the clock, un-reimbursed expenses, meal periods, rest periods, labor commissioner hearings, private attorney general act claims (PAGA), misclassification (exempt or non-exempt status), WARN Act claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, contract disputes, etc.
Ward litigates in both state and federal courts, and has represented many lead plaintiffs in class action litigation when an employer’s conduct has harmed many employees. He also files suit for deserving employees who only have their own legitimate employment claims. Ward also helps employers navigate the complex world of California employment law. The Employment Law Office of Ward Heinrichs strongly believes that it more effectively represents its clients because each of its attorneys handles matters for employees as well as employers. Understanding both sides strengthens the firms understanding of the law and its approach to solving problems.
Before enrolling in law school in 1988, Ward served his country as a United State Marine. He proudly served from 1983 to 1987 as an artillery officer. Before joining the Marine Corps, he grew up in Indiana and attended Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Ward has lived in San Diego California since leaving the military. He coaches his daughters in softball and likes to catch fish when he can find the time. Learn more at www.BestEmploymentAttorneySanDiego.com.
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