With over a decade of experience as an employment litigator and legal counselor, Mike Morphew adeptly navigates clients through the legal landscape, including representing companies in discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases. Mike also specializes in class and PAGA representative actions and has considerable employment litigation experience representing employees and private sector business of all sizes in wage and hour cases. He also conducts detailed exposure analyses for individual, class, and PAGA representative actions, and has negotiated favorable individual, class, and PAGA action settlements. Mike also advises and counsels businesses on various employment–related matters, including workplace policies and procedures, best practices, arbitration agreements, and employee handbooks.
Earlier in his career, Mike gained valuable experience as a Judicial Intern for San Diego Superior Court Judge Judith F. Hayes. He also held an internship with the Center for Public Interest Law, where he was responsible for reporting on the Public Utilities Commission and Board of Accountancy activities and compliance with California statutory meeting requirements. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, and he also completed the Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution STAR program.