Andrew Wellman is an associate in the firm’s Irvine office. Andrew represents, advises, and counsels employers across a variety of industries and has extensive experience in all stages of litigation. In addition to litigating and resolving class and collective actions, Andrew has extensive experience litigating cases involving wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Andrew’s practice also focuses on unfair competition, data security and workplace privacy, and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Andrew has briefed and argued issues involving the enforceability of arbitration agreements in front of the California Court of Appeal.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Andrew gained valuable private practice experience representing businesses with employment, insurance, general liability, breach of contract, trade secret and securities issues. Andrew has defended businesses against the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Before attending Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law, Andrew earned his undergraduate degree from UCLA and worked at a luxury resort and spa in Laguna Beach, CA. At UCLA, Andrew participated in the Pre-Law Society and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Andrew remains a life-long UCLA football and basketball fan. During law school, Andrew externed in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office’s DNA Unit.
Andrew’s exposure to a variety of businesses across several different types of litigation has helped him develop a knack for anticipating issues and producing business minded solutions.