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Alreen Haeggquist

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Diego, CA

Haeggquist & Eck, LLP
225 Broadway, Suite 2050
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-342-8000
Fax: 619-342-7878
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (90%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Alreen Haeggquist provides representation to employees who have been the victims of workplace discrimination, harassment on the job, wrongful termination, retaliation or wage theft. She is the founder and managing partner of Haeggquist & Eck, LLP, located in San Diego, California, and she has pursued claims against major companies such as Kaiser Permanente, Sharp HealthCare, and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

Prior to founding the firm in 2008, Ms. Haeggquist was an attorney at the San Diego office of one of the nation's leading consumer class action law firms, where she handled a variety of matters, including antitrust, securities fraud and unfair competition cases. She put that experience to use more recently as class counsel in the consumer fraud litigation against Trump University, and in November 2016, she was able to obtain a $25 million settlement on behalf of her clients.

In 1999, Ms. Haeggquist received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and Latin American studies from the University of California, San Diego. Remaining in San Diego, she enrolled at California Western School of Law and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 2002. While in law school, she was the editor-in-chief of both the California Western Law Review and the California Western International Law Journal. Ms. Haeggquist is admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California.

Ms. Haeggquist is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and is a 2017 recipient of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego's President Award. She has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Dedicated to her community, Ms. Haeggquist is a member of the advisory board of Think Dignity, a nonprofit organization that provides advocacy for San Diego's homeless population.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022

Articles about Alreen Haeggquist appearing in Super Lawyers

About Alreen Haeggquist

First Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage:


  • California Western School of Law, Honors instructor for international L.L.M. students
  • SD Metro Magazine’s “40 Under 40”, 2016
  • California Innocence Project’s Distinguished Alumni Award, Past recipient 
  • AV Preeminent rating
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego’s prestigious President’s Award, 2017
  • Nominated for National Association of Women Business Owners’ Women’s Advocate of the Year award
  • California Western School of Law, Dean’s List
  • Super Lawyer, 2016 and 2017
  • Top Labor/Employment Attorney, The San Diego Daily Transcript

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Editor-in-chief, California Western Law Review, California Western School of Law
  • Editor-in-chief, California Western International Law Journal, California Western School of Law

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board member, Think Dignity
  • California Innocence Project
  • Advisory board, Think Dignity

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • Member, Lawyers Club
  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • Member, Litigation Section of the State Bar of California
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California 
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Trial Lawyers College in Jackson, Wyoming, 2015
  • University of California at San Diego, B.A., Major: Political science, Minor: Law and society and Latin American history

Industry Groups

  • CAOC
  • CASD
  • CELA
  • Lawyers Club
  • NELA
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Office Location for Alreen Haeggquist

225 Broadway
Suite 2050
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-342-8000

Fax: 619-342-7878

Last Updated: 10/20/2021

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