Rob Hennig knows what it is like to advocate for people. As a lawyer, a university teacher, and an activist, he has pursued a varied career of service.
The work done at the Law Offices of Rob Hennig is an extension of his advocacy for the rights of others. A plaintiff law firm, the Law Offices of Rob Hennig represents only employees, particularly whistleblowers and victims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour violations, and wrongful termination. Mr. Hennig has been fortunate obtain numerous generous settlements and judgments for the clients he has represented.
He is the past chair of the Labor and Employment Law section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Mr. Hennig has spoken at continuing education seminars of the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Mr. Hennig is also a member of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Law and Society Association, and the American Judicature Society.
Unlike many small firms, the Law Offices of Rob Hennig has an active appellate practice -- refusing to accept a judge's adverse decision as the final word in a case. This record of filing and defending appeals is a sign of the zealous representation of clients and the sophistication of legal resources available to the clients of the Law Offices of Rob Hennig. At the same time, Rob Hennig is directly accessible to his clients.
Mr. Hennig has taught courses in Constitutional law and judicial politics at UCLA for over a decade and has been quoted in the national and local media on a variety of political and legal topics.
He is a volunteer attorney at the LA Gay & Lesbian Center. Mr. Hennig was the founding co-chair of the Board of Directors of what is now Equality California. He is a past member of the Board of Directors and past President of the LGBT chapter of the ACLU of Southern California. Mr. Hennig has also assisted several non-profit organizations with pro bono work to receive a determination of tax exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Hennig grew up in Michigan and received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. He holds a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley. In addition, Mr. Hennig holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in the Program in Jurisprudence and Social Policy at UC Berkeley. Mr. Hennig has compiled a record of academic papers and presentations on a variety of topics in judicial politics and the law.