Hardeep S. Rekhi
Hardeep Singh Rekhi is an owner and partner of Rekhi & Wolk, P.S. His practice focuses on immigration, individual employee rights as well as class action wage and hour litigation. He has been an attorney for over 10 years. Prior to becoming an attorney, he attended Whitman College, in Walla Walla, Washington. Mr. Rekhi earned his law degree at Tulane Law School, Cum Laude. After law school he came back to Seattle to start his legal career.
Mr. Rekhi’s practice encompasses all aspects of federal and state civil rights litigation with respect to employment, including discrimination, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate, and sexual harassment. His practice includes representing employees to recover for unpaid wages, including overtime. Since his first days as a lawyer, he has practiced in the employment law sector. He began his career defending employment claims made against larger companies. Soon thereafter, he shifted his focus to representing employees. His diverse experience allows him to better represent his clients.
In addition to his employment practice, he has an immigration practice helping individuals gain status in this country. Mr. Rekhi is a product of immigrant parents that moved to the Seattle in 1969. While Mr. Rekhi was born and raised in Seattle, he has not lost touch with his immigrant roots. He is an advocate for immigrants both in his professional capacity and through his work as a past board member of Oneamerica, an organization recognized nationally as leader in immigrants rights movement.
Mr. Rekhi has been recognized by his peers as dedicated to providing excellent representation. He was presented the Carl Maxey Award in 2012. From 2013 to 2015 he was selected as a “super lawyer.” He was the editor of the first edition of Civil Rights Desk Book. He has also co-authored the Race Discrimination chapter in the Employment Law Desk Book.
Even outside the office, Mr. Rekhi is dedicated to advocating for a fair judicial systems for individuals. Currently he sits on the board for the Washington Employment Lawyers Association (WELA), an organization of plaintiffs’ employment lawyers. He is also a board member for The South Asian Bar Association of Washington. He is an Eagle Member at Washington State Association for Justice.
With a demonstrated commitment to social justice, Hardeep strives to serve his community through vigorous advocacy with a human touch. He cares deeply about the rights of all people to be free of discrimination and believes in the power of the law to effect positive change.
- Super Lawyers 2013-2017
- Washington State Association for Justic e- Carl Maxey Award 2012
- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – 2017 Ally For Justice Award
Professional and Community Involvement
- Washington Association of Justice – 2016 Board of Governors
- Commissioner on the Seattle Ethics and Election Commission – Appointed by Seattle Mayor for December 2015 through December 2018
- King County District Court – Judge Pro Tem Sworn in 2015
- Washington Employment Lawyers Association (WELA) – Board of Directors 2012 to Present
- South Asian Bar Association – Board Member 2015-2016
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