About Us

At Waltman Employment Law, we combat abusive employment practices like wrongful termination and discrimination. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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At Waltman Employment Law, fighting against abusive employment practices is what we do. From wrongful termination and workplace discrimination to harassment and retaliation claims, our team is dedicated to standing by employees’ side. Our focus is on compassion, personal support, and unwavering dedication throughout the legal process.

Attorney Rick Waltman’s background defending companies in complex legal battles has become a crucial asset in his firm’s mission to shield employees from predatory and unjust workplaces. A deep sense of purpose drove him from prestigious national law firms to founding Waltman Employment Law. He established his own practice to support the working-class individuals he passionately believes in.

What sets Waltman Employment Law apart is a heartfelt commitment to delivering holistic legal representation uniquely crafted to address each employee’s specific requirements. The firm recognizes the varied challenges faced by workers in today’s ever-changing employment landscape.

Waltman Employment Law ensures that employees, often burdened by emotional distress and financial strains, receive the advocacy and guidance they deserve.

Experience and Education

Rick Waltman graduated cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law Juris Doctor (J.D.), where he attended from 2012 to 2015. During that time, he was awarded as a 2015 “Outstanding Public Interest Advocate,” and served in several positions, including as an editor for the San Diego Law Review, an associate on USD’s Moot Court, as the Vice President of the Environmental Law Society.

Before attending law school, Rick attended the University of Minnesota from 2006 to 2010 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a minor in Economic Theory.

Awards and Memberships

Rick Waltman boasts an impressive record, having earned a place on the prestigious Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list not once but four times. This accolade is a testament to his exceptional legal skills and unwavering commitment to his clients.

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Super Lawyers meticulously evaluate attorneys across various criteria, including their experience and achievements in specific practice areas. It’s a recognition that goes to only 2.5% of attorneys in San Diego, showcasing Rick’s outstanding legal prowess.

Whether you’re dealing with workplace retaliation, unlawful discrimination, or other employment-related issues, Rick Waltman’s track record of excellence is a reassuring sign that you’re in capable hands. His repeated recognition as a “Rising Star” is a reflection of his dedication to providing top-notch legal support to those in need.