Waag, Susan S.Firm/Organization:
Post Office Box 5060
San Luis Obispo, CA - 93403
Phone: (805) 783-2300 / Fax: (805) 783-2300
CA State Bar Number: 120720
Date of Admission To State Bar: December 1985
Area of Practice:
Susan Waag is a seasoned employment law attorney who works exclusively with businesses and non-profits to prevent and resolve personnel issues. Susan has provided legal representation and advice to Fortune 500 companies as well as small businesses. Susan enjoys the rating of “AV® Preeminent” from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review level given to attorneys, based on her level of legal performance and ethical standards.
Based in San Luis Obispo, California, Susan focuses on litigation avoidance and helping employers understand and comply with the myriad of employment laws affecting them. Susan has provided strategic advice to employers of all sizes, including over one-third of the 75 largest employers in San Luis Obispo County.
Susan is in high demand as a speaker and trainer with business, legal and civic groups. Her presentations focus on ensuring that employers understand how to protect their businesses in a potentially confusing and complex legal environment, as well as implementing quality management practices and litigation avoidance.
She assists employers in developing high quality, realistic personnel practices, and is known for her effective investigations into various types of alleged employee misconduct and workplace issues. She also represents employers before numerous government administrative and enforcement agencies.
Susan is a cum laude graduate of UCLA with a BA in Political Science. She received her law degree from University of Southern California (USC), where she was a member of the Law Review. Also, for more than a decade, Susan taught Labor and Employment Law courses at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo.