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Hali Michelle Anderson

San Diego (Downtown)
T: 619.338.6619
F: 619.515.4121


  • J.D., University of San Diego, 2008, Order of the Barristers; Dean's Outstanding Scholar Award Recipient; Associate Editor, San Diego Law Review; National Mock Trial Team; Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Scholarship Recipient; Earl B. Gilliam Scholarship Recipient
  • B.A., American University, 2003
  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern District of California
Thought Leadership

Ms. Anderson is an associate in the Labor and Employment practice group in the firm's San Diego office.  Ms. Anderson is the Diversity and Inclusion Attorney Network Office Leader for the San Diego office. 

Areas of Practice

Her practice includes various types of labor and employment litigation, including wage and hour class action lawsuits; discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and harassment lawsuits; administrative litigation and collective bargaining matters. Ms. Anderson also specializes in the federal enclave doctrine, workplace harassment restraining orders, and is a member of Sheppard Mullin's Non-compete/Trade Secret team.   


  • 2015, 2016, 2017 San Diego Rising Star
  • 2014 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow


  • Extern for the Honorable John A. Houston, United States District Judge for the Southern District of California, January 2007 to May 2007.
  • Intern, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, May 2006 to December 2006


  • "The Costs of Sexual Harassment", David B. Chidlaw, Esq., and Hali M. Henderson, Esq., American Intellectual Property Law Association 2009 Spring Meeting

Labor & Employment Law Blog Posts



  • Member, Earl B. Gilliam Bar Association
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association