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Christopher B. Dolan - San Francisco, CA

1438 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102- 6004

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Updated: 06/17/2020

San Francisco Age Discrimination Lawyer


Under Chris' leadership, Dolan Law Firm PC has recovered over $250 million for its clients and become one of California's premier plaintiffs' firms serving clients injured due to the fault of another or were discriminated against or treated unfairly in the workplace...

About Christopher B. Dolan

Practice Areas

  • Age Discrimination
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Americans with Disabilities Act -- Employee
  • Animal Bites -- Plaintiff
  • Assault & Battery -- Plaintiff
  • Class Actions
  • Complex Litigation
  • Disability & Illness Discrimination
  • Elder Law
  • Employee Rights -- Employee
  • Employment Discrimination -- Employee
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employee
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal Employment -- Employee
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Nursing Home
  • Police Misconduct
  • Premises Liability -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Property Damage -- Plaintiff
  • Race Discrimination
  • Railroad Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Search & Seizure Protections
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment -- Employee
  • Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff
  • State Trial Practice
  • Wage & Hour Laws -- Employee
  • Whistleblower -- Employee
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Wrongful Death -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Termination -- Employee

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founder & Chief Legal Counsel


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice (Member, Board of Governors)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (President, 2010)
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association ("SFTLA") (President, 2016)


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Order of The Coif
    Honors: Dean's Award
    Law Review: The American Criminal Law Review, Executive Editor
  • Boston University, London, England
    Honors: First Scholar
    Major: Management
  • Boston University
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Scarlet Key
    Honors: The Dean's Award
    Major: Economics
    Minor: Business Administration


Other Sources of Feedback About Christopher B. Dolan

Included on the 2023 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Christopher B. Dolan on Super Lawyers


  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America, recognized in fields of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2014 – present
  • Top 30 Plaintiffs' Lawyers in California, Daily Journal, 2016
  • Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers, 2007 - present
  • Northern California Super Lawyer, 2004 – present
  • Best San Francisco Injury Lawyer, San Francisco Weekly, 2014 - present
  • Top 25 Attorneys Fighting For Trans Rights, The Advocate, 2016
  • Top 25 Plaintiffs' Lawyers in California, Daily Journal, 2015
  • Top 100 Lawyers in California, Daily Journal, 2010
  • California Lawyer Attorney of the Year (CLAY Award), California Lawyer, 2007
  • Top 500 U.S. Attorneys, Lawdragon, 2007
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2006
  • Consumer Attorney of the Year, Consumer Attorneys of California, 2006
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Trial Lawyer of the Year, 2017
  • Daily Journal, Top Verdicts in California, 2016
  • California Lawyer of the Year Award

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Office Information


1438 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102- 6004


  • 415-421-2830



  • Writer of a weekly column for the San Francisco Examiner

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