One of California’s premier plaintiffs’ law firms, the Dolan Law Firm represents clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and across California from our offices in San Francisco and Oakland. We take great pride in obtaining justice for our clients and holding the powerful accountable.

Firm founder Chris Dolan has been repeatedly recognized as one of top trial lawyers in the San Francisco Bay Area and in California. His numerous awards include the prestigious California Lawyer of the Year Award from California Lawyer magazine and selection as one of the Top 25 Plaintiffs Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal, the leading legal newspaper published in California.

Our attorneys work as a team under Mr. Dolan’s supervision, drawing upon their considerable knowledge of the law and trial skills, as well as the firm’s substantial financial resources and access to experts, to provide each client with superior legal representation.

Management & Demographics
Management & Personnel
Senior Attorney
Of Counsel & Chief Marketing Officer
Founder/Lead Trial Counel
Senior Attorney
Senior Attorney
Senior Attorney
Senior Attorney
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Female: 1
Other Lawyers
Male: 6
Female: 8
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Male: 1
Female: 1
Male: 3
Female: 2
Non-Legal Employees
Male: 10
Female: 9
James Barnes
Chief Marketing Officer

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  • Civil Rights Law
  • Elder Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Labor and Employment Law - Employee
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

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