Robert Hennig

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Hennig Ruiz & Singh, P.C.
 | 3600 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1908
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 213-310-8301
Fax: 213-310-8302
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert Hennig is the managing partner and a founder of Hennig, Ruiz & Singh in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Hennig represents plaintiffs throughout the state of California in employment and civil rights matters, advocating for those who have experienced harassment or workplace retaliation for whistleblowing as well as victims of discrimination and wage and hour violations.

Mr. Hennig received his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame and earned a law degree and both a master's and doctorate in jurisprudence and social policy from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.

Mr. Hennig has been admitted to practice in California since 1994 and has tried cases in California appellate courts as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Throughout his career, he has successfully tried and settled many million and multi-million dollar cases for his clients and been recognized by both local and national media outlets.

Outside of his practice, Mr. Hennig participates in a variety of roles for numerous organizations. He has served as a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he taught classes in judicial politics and constitutional law. Additionally, he has authored articles and given presentations on a variety of legal topics and volunteered his time to nonprofit organizations to help them gain a tax-exempt status.

An active member of several professional organizations, Mr. Hennig is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Los Angeles Employment Lawyers Group, the Law and Society Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles. He also volunteers at the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Employment Litigation
  • 10%Civil Rights
  • 10%Employment & Labor
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Class Actions


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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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About Robert Hennig

Admitted: 1994, California

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  • Faculty teaching award from the undergraduate Political Science Honor Society
  • Phi Sigma Alpha – awarded each year eligible
  • Finalist for the Supreme Court Fellows Program of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • John M. Olin Foundation Law and Economics Fellowship for multiple years of graduate study

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeal, 9th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Law and Society Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles Employment Lawyers Group (LEFTJAW)
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
  • California Employment Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California, Lesbian and Gay Rights Chapter, President
  • Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
  • Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center’s Legal Referral Program, Volunteer Attorney
  • Equality California, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Constitutional law and judicial politics at UCLA, Lecturer


  • Brake v. Cal. Dept. of Transportation
  • Jury verdict against Amgen in hotly contested misclassification case.  Jury awarded all requested damages.
  • Kamali v. Cal. Dept. of Transportation

Educational Background:

  • B.A. with honors, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1989
  • M.A., Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 1995
  • Ph.D., Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2007
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  • “One of the best and most intelligent lawyers on the planet, who is as zealous an advocate as I've ever seen.”
  • “Rob is the most knowledgeable, diligent, and dedicated lawyer I have ever known. His accomplishments are many, but none more than his dedication to employees' rights.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Robert Hennig

3600 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1908
Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: 213-310-8301

Fax: 213-310-8302

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Last Updated: 10/14/2019

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