Andrew K. Haeffele handles all aspects of labor and employment litigation, with a particular focus on wage and hour class actions, wrongful termination, discrimination, and harassment cases, unfair labor practice litigation, and whistleblower claims. He also has significant experience counseling and defending nonprofit organizations, and litigating complex business matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, insurance coverage, and trade secret misappropriation.
Andrew has successfully defended employers against a wide variety of lawsuits before state and federal courts throughout the country, and has obtained numerous summary judgments, including:
- John Kahn v. Corinthian Colleges, Inc., Everest Institute, and Patricia Tripp (2014)
- Luis R. Pascual v. The Boeing Company, Holly Leigh Hanes, Mark P. Soldo, Steven P. Dierking, and Bill Lang (2014)
- James Haining v. The Boeing Company, and Michael Kobelia (2013)
- Jeremy Neher v. The Boeing Company (2013)
- Karen Weigman v. Everest Institute, 957 F. Supp. 2d 1102 (D. Minn. 2013)
- Gregory Panka v. TIN, INC. dba Temple-Inland, and John Hitt (2012)
- Maria Wu v. The Boeing Company (2012)
- Herbert Meyer v. The Boeing Company, Steve Westbrook, and Kirk Kelly (2011)
- Phuong Dao v. The Boeing Company (2010)
While in law school, Andrew was a member of the Loyola Law Review, and worked as a Senior Analyst in DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc.’s compliance and legal department. Before joining Payne & Fears LLP, he was a Senior Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, in their Business Consulting Practice.