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 a P&F attorney for his entire legal career. He started with P&F as a summer associate during law school. Upon graduation in 2008, Andrew returned to P&F as an Associate. In 2016, Andrew was promoted to partner. Clients trust Andrew because of his thorough commitment and first-hand involvement in all aspects of the litigation process. Andrew drives strategy from day one of each new matter and remains the point-person throughout the process. Clients appreciate Andrew’s accessibility, responsiveness, forward-thinking approach.
Andrew was named to the Southern California “Rising Stars” List by Super Lawyers magazine in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. He is a frequent presenter on a variety of Labor and Employment topics, and regularly serves as a panelist for round table discussion events 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.
Outside of work, Andrew is an avid sports fan. He is originally from Chicago and a longtime fan of the Bears, Blackhawks, and Cubs.