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What I Do

I prevent businesses and non-profits from drowning in employee lawsuits.

Focus on your business growth while I focus on your compliance.

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About The Founder

Ashley (Chinh) Huynh, Esq., PHR, SHRM-CP

Ashley (Chinh) Huynh has built her expertise over 20 years as a legal, business, and human resources leader for start-ups, mid-sized organizations, and Fortune 100 companies. As the founder of The HR Attorney, she provides HR/employment law advice and counsel to small to mid-sized businesses and non-profits. She is also the founder of BEDR HR, which provides HR consulting and recruiting services.


As a licensed California employment attorney and holder of the prestigious HR certifications, PHR and SHRM-CP, she is skilled in a wide range of HR/employment law areas. Ashley advises clients while keeping in mind that the employer’s priority is maintaining the value of their workforce. To aid employers in minimizing the risk of litigation and maximizing employee engagement, she proactively assesses and improves how each organization conforms to California’s strict employment laws along with applicable local and federal law. 


As a business-minded advocate, she counsels clients across a variety of industries on proactive compliance with employment statutes and on the development of employment policies. In addition, she assists clients with internal investigations while providing risk management counseling.


Ashley earned her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law. Her previous experience includes an externship for an administrative law judge at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) where she reviewed case files and prepared legal summaries on Title VII discrimination complaints. In addition, Ashley has received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a specialization in Business Administration from UCLA. 


She counsels on an array of matters including workplace investigations, sexual harassment prevention, diversity and inclusion initiatives, independent contractor analysis, HRIS & time clock implementations, employee and management training, family care and medical leave laws, HR and employment practices audits, talent acquisition and recruitment, California legislative compliance, negotiating employment claims, employment law compliance, hiring process development, performance management, employment agreements, unemployment hearings, severance agreements, employee handbooks, workforce reductions, policy development, violence prevention, termination reviews, and background checks.

Licenses & Certifications

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Join our community of California small business/non-profit owners, managers, HR professionals who are looking for answers to HR compliance and employee relations concerns. We use a proactive and people centric approach. This community will include updates on pertinent HR compliance laws, and answers to some of the most common HR questions from employers.

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Past Events

The Laws that You Need to Know in 2022

Every year, the California legislature and courts create new laws that provide additional protections to employees and confusion for employers. It’s difficult to decipher what these laws mean and how they impact you, your employees, and the workplace. Best intentions, even at the employee’s request, may still lead to an employee lawsuit when it doesn’t strictly comply with the law. In this FREE webinar, learn the most important new laws for 2022, and what you must do to stay compliant.

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