Legal Problems require solutions. HLG has a proven track record of winning: whether in a court or jury trial, an arbitration, or by favorable settlements. Our clients are our best testimonials.
HLG is well-known for its capabilities. Jeff Hacker is a seasoned, veteran trial lawyer. The firm’s practice areas are limited to the areas of real estate, business/employment; and life-altering accidents. HLG is capable of handling the most complex of matters from highly technical trade secret cases, sophisticated fraud schemes, real estate developer or contractor concerns, to less complicated matters such as the failure to disclose important facts in a real estate or business transaction to neighbor or boundary disputes and most other real estate and business matters.
HLG has formed countless corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships over the years and provided operational counseling to business clients.
On the employment side of the practice, HLG has represented employers and employees in a wide-range of issues including wage and hour, PAGA claims, discrimination, commission, and other disputes.
Life-altering accidents impact not only the victim but the victim’s family. For close to 40 years, Jeff Hacker has represented victims of car accidents, truck accidents. Motorcycle accidents, shootings in the work-place, gun accidents, vicious dog bites, wrongful death, injuries caused by defective products, and other events or wrongdoing. Jeff Hacker has successfully settled r tried cases resulting in millions of dollars to his clients.
Capability and experience go hand in hand. Jeff Hacker has been a lawyer since 1981 and headquartered in Santa Clarita since 1983. He has served as an arbitrator, mediator, and judge-pro-tem. He has substantial experience in jury, court, and arbitration trials. Jeff Hacker represented the SCV Chamber of Commerce for over 20 years as well as the Valencia Industrial Association, and the SCV Auto Dealers Association. He has also been appointed by Judges to represent clients in various matters over the years. He is also a Past President of the SCV Attorney Association.
Jeff Hacker and HLG are well-respected in the legal community. Approximately half of HLG’s clients are referrals from other lawyers or law firms.
Jeff Hacker has an AV Rating from Martindale- Hubbell who has been rating lawyers since 1868. The AV Rating is the highest rating a lawyer can obtain. It is the “gold standard” for measuring a lawyer’s abilities and ethics. HLF enjoys a fine reputation with the legal community, judges, mediators, and court personnel.
For almost 40 years, Jeff Hacker has been giving back and supporting his SCV community. Jeff has been an officer, director, or member of various organizations including: the Henry Mayo Newhall Foundation Board; College of the canyons Foundation Board; a Founding Director of the Los Angeles County Firefighter’s Foundation Board; the Boys and Girls Club Foundation Board; the Child and Family Center Foundation and Operation Boards; and the Carousel Ranch Board. His family has also been actively involved in our local community from being a founding board member of the Michael Hoefflin Foundation to JCI and Cal Arts. Jeff has also helped various non-profit organizations on a pro bono basis throughout his career.