Haight Consulting

Haight Consulting

Marcia Haight, SPHR-CA

1726 Palisades Drive Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

About the Expert

Retained > 60% defense, 40% plaintiff. Courtroom/deposition testimony experience. Federal court reports. Analyze actions in preventing/resolving issues, response to employee complaints, and effectiveness of complaint investigations.

Areas of Expertise

  • ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Discrimination
  • Employment and Human Resources
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Sexual Harassment / Discrimination

Expert's Profile


Sr. V. P., Human Resources (H.R.), 1988-89
Western Federal Savings & Loan Assn.

Sr. V. P., H.R./Board Member, 1982-88
WFS Financial Corp.

Division Personnel Manager, 1978-82
Tektronix, Inc.

Director of Personnel & Officer, 1972-78
Jefferson National Life Insurance Co.

Personnel Officer, 1965-72
American Fletcher National Bank

Personnel Manager, 1965
Burke Marketing Research, Inc.


H.R. Compliance Consultant in California, 1989-Present

Advice: Advise employers on preventing and resolving issues of discrimination,
harassment, retaliation, reasonable accommodation, family and disability leaves, safety, and other Human Resources compliance issues.

Policies: Develop human resources policies, complaint procedures, investigation procedures, and employee handbooks for employers.

Training: Develop and conduct training for management on compliance with federal and California discrimination, harassment, and other laws affecting employees.Develop and conduct workshops training employees to investigate employee complaints of discrimination and harassment.

Compliance Monitor: Monitor employer compliance with consent decrees.

Executive Coach: Coach executives on ways to increase their effectiveness

Personal Achievements


  • Chairperson, Southern California Employment Round Table, Inc., (SCERT--now ERTSC) 1995, 2006, and 2007; and Board Member, 1992-Present ERTSC is a liaison organization with theCalifornia Department of Fair Employment & Housing (DFEH)
  • Past National Director & National Committee Chairperson, 210,000-member Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Associate Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Prior assignments

  • Engaged as an expert in over 200 cases.
  • Qualified as an expert and testified at trial in 18 cases.
  • Deposed over 60 times.
  • Wrote 15 federal court reports.

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Haight Consulting is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, US Pacific Islands