Andrew J. Deddeh

Associate || San Diego

Andrew has significant experience in advising employers (including early and mid-stage start-up companies) on a wide variety of employment law issues, including, but not limited to, wage and hour, terminations, reductions in force, leaves of absence, workplace investigations and worker classification assessments, and preparation or review of employment agreements and policies, including offer letters, handbooks, compensation plans and separation agreements.

Andrew also has significant litigation skills, including experience managing single plaintiff as well as complex cases. He works extensively in wage-hour class action litigation on both a statewide and national basis, representative wage-hour litigation under the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) and preventative counseling. He is a part of the class action practice group and presents on such topics.

For several years, Andrew has been involved with a local non-profit organization called “Startup San Diego,” where he was also a member of the board of directors. His interest in his clients and their business guides his recommendations. His goal is to provide insight that helps his clients save time and money. Andrew brings all his experiences together with a business-minded approach to problem solve for his clients. He understands the needs of the business changes as it grows and provides guidance tailored to the specific needs of the company. He enjoys being a sounding board for his clients on any issue. He particularly enjoys discussing business strategy and providing any insight to assist with their OKR.

Andrew received his Bachelors in Chemistry from the University of San Diego and obtained his law degree, cum laude, from California Western School of Law.  He enjoys traveling, riding his motorcycle and supporting the Barcelona Football Club.

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Professional Activities

  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Lawyer’s Club of San Diego
  • American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Division