Richard M. Wirtz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in San Diego, CA

Wirtz Law APC
 | 4370 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92122
Phone: 8582595009
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Consumer Law (70%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Richard Wirtz is a trial attorney, focusing on consumer protection, employment matters, business disputes, and trademark infringement. Richard Wirtz is the founding and managing partner of Wirtz Law APC, a trial attorney law firm providing consistently solid and successful lawyering. Since 1988, Mr. Wirtz has been handling cases in state and federal courts on a local, regional, national, and international level. He represents consumers, employees, entrepreneurs, executives, and businesses of all sizes. His extensive trial experience has included cases involving family owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Qualcomm, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Yamaha, Walmart, Ford, Chrysler, GM, BMW, Jaguar, Hyundai and Kia. As a lawyer’s lawyer, he has represented law firms like The Cochran Firm and Knight Law Group. Above all, he is committed to seeing clients thrive by minimizing legal risks and maximizing successful outcomes.

Mr. Wirtz has a respected legal presence and according to the national rating service, Martindale-Hubbell, maintains a “AV Preeminent” peer and client rating. In 2012, he was recognized by his San Diego peers as a top employment attorney and has been selected as Super Lawyer (top 5% of all lawyers) since then. Throughout his career, Mr. Wirtz has continually used his profession to advance community justice and enrichment. Prior to starting his law firm in 1995, he opposed Fortune 500 Companies in high-profile, multimillion-dollar, national class actions involving securities and consumer fraud, unfair trade practices and complex business issues. Mr. Wirtz also helped defend the United Farm Workers Union against wrongful boycott charges in the final days of Cesar Chavez’s life. Beyond the courtroom and the conference room, Mr. Wirtz can also be found offering his professional insights as a legal expert on several local television and radio programs.

Mr. Wirtz received his law degree from the University of San Diego (J.D., 1987) and his undergraduate degree from Knox College (B.A., History, 1984).

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Consumer Law (70%): Auto Dealer Fraud, Consumer Protection, Lemon Law

Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Business Litigation (10%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Focus Areas

Auto Dealer Fraud, Consumer Protection, Lemon Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019

Email Me

To: Richard M. Wirtz
Super Lawyers: Potential Client Inquiry

About Richard Wirtz

Admitted: 1988, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.wirtzlaw.com/legal-team/richard-wirtz/

Honors/Awards:

  • San Diego's Top 25 Employment Lawyers, 2011
  • Martindale-Hubbell, Maintains a "AV preeminent" Peer and Client Rating

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The State Bar of New Mexico
  • U.S. District Court of California Eastern Districts
  • Federal Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court of California Central Districts
  • U.S. District Court of New Mexico
  • The State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court of California Southern Districts
  • U.S. District Court of California Northern Districts

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mediator, Department of Fair Employment and Housing
  • Superior Court Pro Tem Judge, 2012

Educational Background:

  • Knox College, B.A., History, 1984
Show More
Office Location for Richard M. Wirtz

4370 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92122

Phone: 8582595009

Richard M. Wirtz:

Last Updated: 8/23/2019

Page Generated: 0.19817614555359 sec