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Alreen Haeggquist

Alreen Haeggquist

Haeggquist & Eck, LLP
  • Consumer Law, Civil Rights, Employment Law
  • California
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Biography

Alreen Haeggquist is dedicated to representing employees who have been wrongfully terminated, harassed, and discriminated against at work. Over the past 17 years, she has recovered millions of dollars for her clients in cases involving wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage theft. She founded Haeggquist & Eck in 2008 and serves as the firm’s managing partner.

Alreen’s passion for representing employees started at a very early age. Her parents immigrated to the United States to create a better life for their family, and watching them work tirelessly to provide her with every opportunity informed her unwavering commitment to advancing human rights and giving a voice to the underrepresented. Today, the overwhelming majority of Alreen’s clients are women who have suffered egregious wrongs at the hands of their employers. No defendant is too large or powerful for her to tackle: she has recently represented plaintiffs in employment claims against such major corporations as Trader Joe’s, Sharp Healthcare, Wyndham, Kaiser Permanente, and the Grand Del Mar. In 2017, her jury trial verdict in a disability discrimination case against Kaiser Permanente was awarded one of the Top 50 Employment Verdicts in California.

Alreen’s commitment to equality, respect, and giving a voice to all, despite race, religion, gender, or disability drives her every day to do her very best for each person who entrusts her with that opportunity. She comes from a very large family and treats each one of her clients as an extension of her own, and believes each of her clients should have the same quality of representation that she would want for her loved ones. When Alreen is not fighting for equality, she loves spending time outdoors with her husband, Michael, and their daughter, Maya.

Education
California Western School of Law
Law Degree
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University of California - San Diego
B.A. (1999) | Political Science with a Minor in Law & Society
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Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Haeggquist & Eck, LLP
- Current
Owner
Haeggquist Law Group
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Associate
Lerach Coughlin
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Attorney at the nation's largest consumer class action firm, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP. Played a key role in successfully prosecuting a number of antitrust and unfair competition cases, including In re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merch. Disc. Antitrust Litig. (E.D.N.Y.), In re Carbon Black Antitrust Litig. (D. Mass.) and Thomas & Thomas Rodmakers, Inc. v. Newport Adhesives & Composites, Inc. (Carbon Fiber Antitrust Litigation), Case No. CV-99-7796 (C.D. Cal.), which resulted in a $675 million settlement for a class of purchasers that purchased allegedly price-fixed carbon fiber.
Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
Top 25 Women Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Top 50 San Diego Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
President’s Award winner
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
40 Under 40
SD Metro Magazine
Nominee for Women's Advocate of the Year
National Association of Women Business Owners
Top 100
National Trial Lawyers
San Diego Super Lawyer (2016-2020)
Super Lawyers
Top Labor/Employment Attorney
San Diego Daily Transcript
Distinguished Alumni Award
California Innocence Project
“Mover & Shaker” Award
Women Who Change The Game
AV Preeminent rated
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 221858
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard and American Express
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Consumer Law
    Class Action
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Contact & Map
Haeggquist & Eck, LLP
225 Broadway #2050
San Diego, CA 92101
Telephone: (619) 342-8000
Fax: (619) 342-7878
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed