Andrew J. Hoag is an attorney in the Los Angeles office. His practice includes representing employers in various aspects of labor and employment law, including training employees and management on wage-and-hour issues and mandatory sexual-harassment-prevention trainings; counseling employers on legal compliance; drafting transactional documents such as employee contracts, severance agreements, settlement agreements, and employee handbooks; and litigating single-plaintiff and wage-and-hour class and collective actions, as well as PAGA matters. Andrew has represented clients in a broad range of industries including: the agricultural industry, the airline industry, automotive dealership industry, the media, and celebrity news industry, the software industry, and the transportation industry.
Andrew has numerous successes litigating cases in many different forums, including the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, California state courts, Federal District Courts, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Wall Street Journal’s Morning Risk Report, The Hill, Law360, and the Orange County Register have quoted Andrew on important labor-and-employment matters, KNX 1070 News Radio has interviewed him, and he has published articles in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.
While in law school, Andrew externed for the Honorable Dean D. Pregerson of the United States District Court, Central District of California, and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California.
Prior to attending law school, Andrew worked as a committee consultant and legislative director in the California Legislature. Andrew was an All-American collegiate debater.
Andrew is a Lecturer in Law teaching Employment Law at UCLA School of Law and USC Gould School of Law.