Robert Hennig

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Hennig Ruiz
 | 1925 Century Park E., Suite 1960
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 424-253-8014
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Robert Hennig is the managing partner and a founder of Hennig Ruiz 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (70%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%): Class Actions

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Class Action/Mass Torts: Class Actions

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2018

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About Robert Hennig

Admitted: 1994, California

Professional Webpage: http://employmentattorneyla.com/attorney-profiles/rob-hennig...

Honors and Awards:

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

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center’s Legal Referral Program, Volunteer Attorney
  • Equality California, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors
  • 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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Constitutional law and judicial politics at UCLA, Lecturer

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Kamali v. Cal. Dept. of Transportation
  • Brake v. Cal. Dept. of Transportation

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D., Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2007
  • M.A., Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 1995
  • B.A. with honors, Economics, University of Notre Dame, 1989
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Office Location for Robert Hennig

1925 Century Park E.
Suite 1960
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Phone: 424-253-8014

 

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Last Updated: 10/19/2017

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