Ian B. Wieland

Ian B. Wieland

Location:
Fresno, California
Phone:
559-354-9819
Fax:
559-473-1483
Email:

Ian Wieland represents employers in all aspects of labor relations and employment law matters, including employment discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and wage and hour. He regularly counsels employers regarding human resources policy matters and employee relations issues. He also represents private sector clients with business litigation matters including unfair competition, trade secret, and breach of contract.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Wieland worked with several California State Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives members where he gained a unique understanding of the legislative process, strategic planning, outreach, and analysis. Further, he managed campaigns for several local elected officials and spent two years as a member consultant with the California State Assembly Speaker's Office of Member Services. He also worked as the Program Coordinator for the Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at California State University, Fresno. Mr. Wieland was selected as a member of the 40 under 40 class of 2013 by Business Street Online.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Harassment
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Trade Secret
  • Breach of Contract
  • Class Action Defense

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of California

Education

  • San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California
    • Juris Doctor
  • California State University, Fresno
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude
    • Honors: Member, Smittcamp Honors College, CSU, Fresno
    • Honors: Awarded a Full-Ride Honors Scholarship
    • Honors: Maddy Institute Scholar Intern
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as a member of the 40 under 40 class of 2013 by Business Street Online
  • 2015 & 2016 Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Member
  • State Bar of California, Employment Law Section, Member
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers
  • Central California Society for Human Resource Management (“SHRM”)
  • Fresno Leading Young Professionals (“FLYP”)
  • Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors Member
  • Madera County Farm Bureau, Business Member
  • The Maddy Institute of Public Affairs, Maddy Associate Member
  • Central California Employment Round Table (CCERT), Board Member

Past Employment Positions

  • California State Assembly Speaker’s Office of Member Services, Member Consultant
  • Kenneth L. Maddy Institute at California State University, Program Coordinator