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Daniel Velton began his legal career with the largest labor and employment law firm in the world. Using that experience, he brings valuable knowledge and perspective to his current practice, in which he exclusively represents employees in high-stakes individual and class action employment matters, including cases of unlawful discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, illegal pay practices and whistleblower retaliation.


Languages spoken: Russian, English, Spanish, French

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  1. Employment: 100%



Contingent (40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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  • Elena Rivkin

    Dan is an excellent labor and employment attorney. His focus is on the strengths of his clients' case and weakness in his opponent to receive the best result. His knowledge of legal trends and recent cases helps bolster these great results.


    Elena Rivkin Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Igor Shoiket

    Dan is a great labor and employment lawyer who always watches out for the interests of his clients. I have worked with Dan before and look forward to working with him again.


    Igor Shoiket Patent infringement Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

525 W. Remington Drive
Suite 106
Sunnyvale, CA, 94087


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
High Tech Law Certificate, Intellectual PropertySanta Clara University School of Law2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerVelton Zegelman2011 - Present
AttorneyLittler Mendelson2009 - 2011
Law ClerkLittler Mendelson2008 - 2009
Summer AssociateLittler Mendelson2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Legal Aid Society - Workers' Rights ClinicVolunteer Supervising Attorney2011 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee Member2011 - Present
State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Eastern European Bar AssociationFounding Member2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Confidential SettlementsConfidential Settlements
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Publication nameTitleDate
BusinessWeekAdvice for Small Employers2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of California - BerkeleyDevelopment StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
HR in CaliforniaElectronic Data Retention & Social Networking2010
Global EmployerA Day in the Life: Issues Facing HR Managers in Eastern Europe2010