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About Matrix Law Group APC Leucadia, California
Matrix Law Group Services
Outside General Counsel
The Outside General Counsel Program is a bundle of legal services over a monthly or quarterly period and allows our team of attorneys to become familiar with your specific business. Our Team will be your external attorney resource handling and managing the routine and periodic legal needs of your business on a part time, as-needed basis. This service is tailored to small business owners as a measure to ensure compliance within their organization and to make sure their operations run smoothly from a legal standpoint.

After an initial consultation, we will work together to create a custom package that works for the needs of your business, but example services may include:
• Contract drafting and negotiation
• Review of customer and vendor agreements
• Advice and guidance on human resources issues and documentation
• Assistance with Board of Directors matters and corporate governance
• Peace of mind that you always have representation and consultation available to assist you in dealing with problems as they arise
Business Law
The Matrix Law Group will help your company succeed with services including:
business formation, contract drafting and review, and trademark registrations.

Are your trading practices ready for a review? Advertising, environmental, and IP (intellectual property) laws change regularly. How do you know if you are fully compliant? Contact Matrix Law Group today for a consultation. We can help you with record-keeping, procedures, and litigation concerns.

Has your company been contacted over non-compliance by a local, state or federal government agency? Our experience can help you present your case to the fairest advantage.

If you are making large-scale investments and engaging in delivery contracts, let us review your legal standing in those contracts and investments. It’s crucial to get experienced legal advice from qualified and experienced business law attorneys. We are centrally located in Southern California with our office in Encinitas. Contact Us today to discuss your business law requirements and concerns.
Employment Law
Helping employers stay compliant with state and Federal employment laws. Not being in compliance can cost your business time and money if a government agency performs an audit and finds issues. Let us help answer your questions and identify problem areas. Our attorneys also have experience advising employers on how to handle employment terminations so the employer reduces the risk of litigation.

Employment law is complicated and The Matrix Law Group will help you stay informed as a manager or business owner. Matrix Law group has an office for businesses throughout Southern California. Matrix Law Group's main office is in Encinitas for San Diego clients, the office is located at 1596 North Coast Highway 101, Encinitas.

In your business, do you engage independent contractors? Make sure you are keeping the right records. What about meal and rest breaks for your employees? It’s essential to make sure your company is compliant and communications are maintained in case of an investigation or audit.

Business law relates to overtime pay, exempt or non-exempt employees, time-at-work records, travel, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and California Family Rights Act (CFRA), sexual harassment. The only way you can ensure you are compliant in all of these areas is to seek professional advice from experienced attorneys.
Workers Comp
Are you an employee who has been injured at work? Representing applicants in workers compensation claims. If you have been injured in the course of employment you have a right to benefits. Our attorneys will zealously advocate for you so you can get on with your life.

Contact Matrix Law Group as soon as possible to check your legal entitlements and obligations.

Matrix Law Group has an office in Southern California – Encinitas in San Diego County.

Are you a business owner with workers’ compensation claims pending? Our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers will help you with compliance and review your case. It is imperative to keep accurate records and accounts of all incidents and accidents. Contact Us as soon as possible. We can also help with work safety compliance and audits. We can offer advice based on our industry experience with workers’ compensation claims and compliance. We can help with advice on insurance policies, record-keeping, and safety audits.

Are you injured and need to return to work? Do you have employees who have been injured and require rehabilitation back to daily work?

Matrix Law Group can assist with return-to-work rehabilitation programs to make sure you are operating within California guidelines and regulations.
Matrix Law Group Team

Our Attorneys

Christopher Heim / Co-Founder, Attorney

Christopher Heim’s practice focuses on employment law, workers compensation, and business transactions. 

Mr. Heim began his career with a transactional firm and then gained litigation experience with a mid-sized San Diego civil litigation firm. Eventually, Mr. Heim began taking on workers compensation cases, where he has handled over 600 cases from inception through trial. Before co-founding the Matrix Law Group, APC. Mr. Heim ran a solo law practice. Most notably, Mr. Heim won a complicated “arising out of the course of employment/scope of employment (AOE/COE)” trial where the defense relied on an intoxication and “benefit of the employer” defense. Mr. Heim zealously represents his clients, always putting them first.

Mr. Heim holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego and a Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a member of Law Review.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Heim worked for two software companies in the areas of Financial Planning and Analysis and Account Management. 

Mr. Heim is a member of the California Bar, the San Diego County Bar Association, the Labor & Employment law and Workers Compensation sections of the San Diego county bar.  He also belongs to the Honorable Fiorenzo V. Lopardo American Inn of Court.

When not practicing law he enjoys running and spending time with his wife.

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Matt Freeman / Co-Founder, Attorney

Matt provides Outside General Counsel & other legal services to a wide variety of businesses from cosmetology to construction. Before practicing law, Matt managed a team of over 25 employees where he was actively involved in their hiring, training, discipline, and termination.

As a current small business owner, Matt is personally experienced in all aspects of business life from choosing an entity type and negotiating terms to the day to day operations. Through his work and by representing employees in wage and hour claims he is aware of the traps lurking for other small business owners and employers that may expose them to unnecessary risk.

Matt advises his clients on how to avoid common administrative mistakes and operational errors such as misclassifying employees as independent contractors, improper payroll deductions, failure to pay for travel, and failing to adequately calculate wages.

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Contact Info

Matrix Law Group APC
1596 N Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA 92024

Phone: (858) 810-8868