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Sebastian Wenthe

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Biography

Sebastian Wenthe is a dedicated attorney with Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland, PC specializing in labor and employment law, noted for his exceptional advocacy skills and commitment to helping businesses focus on what they do best-- business. Sebastian Wenthe represents and advises employers in many areas of the law, including, but not limited to:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Harassment/Sexual Harassment
  • PAGA/Wage and Hour Claims
  • Employee handbooks, contracts and policies

Born and raised in Fresno, after graduating from Fresno State. Mr. Wenthe left home to attend George Washington Law School in Washington, DC upon being awarded the prestigious Presidential Merit Scholarship. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Mr. Wenthe possesses a unique ability to connect with a diverse range of clients and provide effective solutions.

During his undergraduate tenure at Fresno State University, Mr. Wenthe honed his litigation skills and leadership abilities by interning at the Fresno County District Attorney’s Office and serving as the President of the Fresno State Mock Trial Team and Moot Court Team.

Mr. Wenthe was within the 1% of students selected for membership in all of George Washington University's Competitive advocacy programs: Mock Trial, Moot Court, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. In addition, he served as the law school’s Mock Trial Board president.

Prior to practicing law, Sebastian also worked in the U.S. House of Representatives leadership offices including the Office of the Leader of the Minority and the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives where he gained a unique understanding of the intersection between business and the law.

Committed to nurturing the next generation of legal professionals, Sebastian devotes his time to coaching the Clovis North High School Mock Trial Team. Under his guidance, the team achieved remarkable success, securing victory in the Fresno County competition and helping foster excellence in the legal community.

Mr. Wenthe remains dedicated to helping you navigate your business’s needs.

If you would like to contact Sebastian, his email address is [email protected] or you can call him at (559) 421-7000.

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctor - 2023
    • Honors: Presidential Merit Scholarship
  • California State University, Fresno
    • Bachelor's Degrees
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Dean’s Medal
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society; Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honors Society
    • Major: Business Management, B.S.; Communications, B.A.;

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers