Ian Wieland

Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC

Employment for Employers Lawyer | Serving Fresno, CA

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5260 N. Palm Ave., Suite 400
Fresno, CA 93704

A Local Firm Protecting Businesses Against Unlawful Discrimination Lawsuits

Modern businesses and employers face a variety of potential legal issues when current or former employees bring claims of unlawful activity or negligence. At Sagaser, Watkins & Wieland PC, we provide our Central California clients with intelligent, cost-conscious representation and work aggressively to resolve discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation and harassment claims quickly, quietly and effectively.

State and federal laws offer employees numerous protections against discrimination, harassment and negligence. We understand the severe impact these claims can have on a business's operations and reputation. Our attorneys work with employers to build strong, effective defense strategies while implementing processes and procedures to protect against future allegations.

With years of experience working with all types of industries, including all aspects of Central California's agricultural industry, we are well-equipped to provide counsel and employer defense representation against claims involving:

  • Employment Defense Representation
    • Age discrimination
    • Gender discrimination
    • Race discrimination
    • Disability discrimination
    • Religious discrimination
    • Sexual orientation discrimination
    • Pregnancy discrimination
    • Hiring or failure to hire
    • Wrongful termination, demotion or promotion
    • Retaliation
    • Workplace harassment
    • State and federal whistleblower cases
    • Class action defense for claims of discrimination, harassment, etc.
  • Labor Relations, Collective Bargaining And NLRB/ALRB Proceedings
  • Agricultural Law

Call Attorney Ian Wieland today at 559-201-0280 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Ian B. Wieland

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of California


  • San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California
    • Juris Doctor
  • California State University, Fresno
    • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude
    • Honors: Member, Smittcamp Honors College, CSU, Fresno
    • Honors: Awarded a Full-Ride Honors Scholarship
    • Honors: Maddy Institute Scholar Intern
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Honors And Awards

  • Selected as a member of the 40 under 40 class of 2013 by Business Street Online
  • 2015, 2016, and 2017 Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Member
  • State Bar of California, Employment Law Section, Member
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Fresno County Young Lawyers
  • Central California Society for Human Resource Management (“SHRM”)
  • Fresno Leading Young Professionals (“FLYP”)
  • Fresno Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors Member
  • Madera County Farm Bureau, Business Member
  • The Maddy Institute of Public Affairs, Maddy Associate Member
  • Central California Employment Round Table (CCERT), Board Member



Office Locations

Fresno Office 
5260 N. Palm Ave., Suite 400
Fresno, CA 93704 

Bakersfield Office 
1430 Truxtun Avenue 
Suite 518 
Bakersfield, CA 93301 

San Luis Obispo Office
2436 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93410

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