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Orange County Employment Attorney

Sean Nguyen


949-346-3391
Employment Attorney Sean Nguyen

Sean Nguyen

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949-346-3391

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EDUCATION

J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1999
B.A., magna cum laude, UCLA, 1996

BAR ADMISSIONS

State of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES

Orange County Bar Association
California State Bar – Labor & Employment Section
Association of Corporate Counsel (previously)
California Employment Law Council (previously)

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Experience Matters

Sean Nguyen is a seasoned attorney specializing in employment law and civil litigation for over seventeen years.

Mr. Nguyen represents employees in all manner of employment claims, including claims for wrongful termination, wage & hour violations, whistle-blower, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims based on age, race, national origin, gender, pregnancy, medical leave and disability.

Mr. Nguyen also regularly advises employers on legal compliance, human resources practices and developments in an ever-evolving legal landscape. Additionally, Mr. Nguyen conducts workplace investigations of employee misconduct and regularly trains employers on compliance and navigating complex state and federal employment laws, including laws governing leaves of absence, accommodation of disabilities, and wage and hour practices with an eye towards realistic solutions to meet business goals and capabilities.

Prior to joining Altus Law Firm, Mr. Nguyen was a Senior Corporate Counsel for The Home Depot, where he managed all forms of employment issues for the company, including handling hundreds of employment lawsuits. These matters included nationwide government actions and class action lawsuits for violations of state and federal employment laws, such as claims for failing to pay minimum wages & overtime, missed or late meal and rest break periods, untimely payment of final wages, misclassification of employment, disability and race discrimination, and joint-employment claims. He also provided legal and business-related advice on employment and compliance issues and directed or advised on hundreds of different investigations.

Mr. Nguyen also previously worked with a prominent litigation firm in Orange County, where he practiced employment law and business litigation. Mr. Nguyen has experience representing individuals as well as some of the largest companies in the world, in varied industries, including retail, banking, high-tech, aerospace, higher education and home building.

Mr. Nguyen received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law in 1999. He also obtained his B.A. from UCLA. After law school, he worked as a research attorney for two judges in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Mr. Nguyen was recognized as a Rising Star with Super Lawyers, a distinction reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Southern California receive this recognition. He has also given presentations to attorney and human resource organizations on topics related to litigation and employment matters.

Mr. Nguyen’s extensive experience and knowledge helps him understand the needs of both employees and employers.

EDUCATION

J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1999
B.A., magna cum laude, UCLA, 1996

BAR ADMISSIONS

State of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES

Orange County Bar Association
California State Bar – Labor & Employment Section
Association of Corporate Counsel (previously)
California Employment Law Council (previously)

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