Mr. Whitehead is the founder and managing attorney of SW Employment Law, based in Irvine, CA. SW Employment Law is proud to practice employment law on behalf of employees exclusively within all areas of California. The firm handles all areas of employment and labor law including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, 2802 claims, and wage and hour claims, among others.
The firm is highly experienced with both single plaintiff employment-related cases as well as class action and PAGA representative actions with multiple plaintiffs. Mr. Whitehead routinely litigates complex class action cases that have amassed hundreds of plaintiffs against the employer. Mr. Whitehead has recovered millions of dollars for California employees in both individual and class action cases.
Mr. Whitehead is a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, rated in Super Lawyers, named in Lawyers of Distinction, named one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, ASLA’s Top 40 Under 40, and is an active member of organizations that fight for and protect the rights of employees and consumers, including American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California, California Employment Lawyers Association and Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles. He is barred in both California and D.C., and speaks fluent Spanish, having served as a missionary in Barcelona, Spain. He loves to ski, spend time at the beach, and travel with his wife and five beautiful daughters.
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