Matthew Wallin is a partner in the Los Angeles and Westlake offices where he practices labor and employment law. He has extensive experience defending private business and public entities in litigation involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour disputes. He also has experience defending employers against claims of assault and work place violence.
Mr. Wallin advises businesses and entities regarding best employment practices. He has assisted clients in developing and refining policies, procedures, employee handbooks, and severance agreements. He has assisted businesses regarding compliance with disability matters and wage and hour laws.
Mr. Wallin has defended cases in both state and federal courts, and represented clients with matters before agencies, including the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, Department of Industrial Relations, and the Office of Administrative Hearings.
Mr. Wallin’s practice has also included appellate cases before the California Courts of Appeal. He successfully argued the matter of Wassman v. South Orange County Community College District (2018) 24 Cal.App.5th 825.