Matthew C. Helland, an employee/plaintiff lawyer at Nichols Kaster, LLP in San Francisco, CA, has been practicing labor & employment law for 9 years. His practice focuses on representing employees in class and collective wage and hour litigation. Matt’s cases involve a variety of issues, including wage and hour rights, WARN Act violations, breach of contract, Truth in Lending Act claims, and severance negotiations. As the head of his firm’s San Francisco office, he manages most of their west coast employment litigation. Matt joined the Section in 2007 after attending a Midwinter Meeting of the Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee and was excited to meet other Section members from across the country. He has remained active in the FLSL Committee ever since. This persistent lawyer is a great member to get to know!
Hidden Talent: Barbeque
Favorite Book: The Smell of Apples
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
Dream Vacation: Fiji
Favorite Midnight Snack: Popcorn