Ian B. Wieland

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in Fresno, California

Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC
Ian B. Wieland
Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Employment & Labor, Business Litigation

Licensed in California since: 2012

Education: San Joaquin College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022

Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC

5260 N Palm Ave
Suite 400
Fresno, CA 93704 Phone: 559-421-7000 Email: Ian B. Wieland Visit website


Ian Wieland represents employers in all aspects of labor relations and employment law matters, including employment discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and wage and hour. He regularly counsels employers regarding human resources policy matters and employee relations issues. He also represents private sector clients with business litigation matters including unfair competition, trade secret, and breach of contract.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Wieland worked with several California State Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives members where he gained a unique understanding of the legislative process, strategic planning, outreach, and analysis. Further, he managed campaigns for several local elected officials and spent two years as a member consultant with the California State Assembly Speaker's Office of Member Services. He also worked as the Program Coordinator for the Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at California State University, Fresno. Mr. Wieland was selected as a member of the 40 under 40 class of 2013 by Business Street Online.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Harassment
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trade Secret
  • Breach of Contract
  • Class Action Defense

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of California


  • San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California
    • Juris Doctor
  • California State University, Fresno
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude
    • Honors: Member, Smittcamp Honors College, CSU, Fresno
    • Honors: Awarded a Full-Ride Honors Scholarship
    • Honors: Maddy Institute Scholar Intern
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as a member of the 40 under 40 class of 2013 by Business Street Online
  • 2015 Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Member
  • State Bar of California, Employment Law Section, Member
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers
  • Central California Society for Human Resource Management (“SHRM”)
  • Fresno Leading Young Professionals (“FLYP”)
  • Fresno Chamber of Commerce
  • Madera County Farm Bureau, Business Member
  • The Maddy Institute of Public Affairs, Maddy Associate Member

Past Employment Positions

  • California State Assembly Speaker’s Office of Member Services, Member Consultant
  • Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at California State University, Program Coordinator

First Admitted: 2012, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.sagaserlaw.com/About/Ian-B-Wieland.shtml

Office location for Ian B. Wieland

5260 N Palm Ave
Suite 400
Fresno, CA 93704


1 Year Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022

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