David A. Mallen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in El Segundo, CA

Employee Law Group
 | 840 Apollo Street, Suite 311
El Segundo, CA 90245
Phone: 424-209-4212
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts (20%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

David A. Mallen of Mallen Mediation located in El Segundo, California, is an attorney with a practice devoted to employment law. Mr. Mallen represents plaintiffs in matters involving discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, wrongful termination and more in El Segundo, Los Angeles, Hermosa Beach, Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, South Bay and throughout Los Angeles County.

Mr. Mallen graduated with high honors from the University of Michigan, earning a degree in history. He attained his law degree from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and opened his practice and began practicing employment law upon graduation. He has been licensed to practice law since 1992.

In addition to litigation experience, Mr. Mallen is familiar with alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration. In 2010, he earned a certificate in mediation from Pepperdine University School of Law’s Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution.

Sharing his acquired legal knowledge with others, Mr. Mallen has been featured on television and radio programs to speak on legal topics. He also serves as a guest lecturer for accountants and other attorneys, speaking on wage and hour topics. He has been lauded in the legal realm, receiving the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* by the prominent attorney peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Mallen is also an accomplished writer. He has written several articles on employment law related topics, including employment immigration matters, wage and hour issues and workers’ compensation. Outside of his law practice, he enjoys providing mentorship and guidance to small-business entrepreneurs.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (70%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2017

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About David Mallen

Admitted: 1992, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.mallenmediation.com/

Honors and Awards:

  • Senior Honors Thesis: The Commercialization of the Baseball Industry, University of Michigan
  • “AV-Rated”® by Martindale-Hubbell

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Commissioner, Parks & Recreation, City of Redondo Beach, 2014
  • Contributor, L.A. Trial Lawyers Charities

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Frequently Asked Questions by Immigrant Workers, Mediation and Litigation of Immigrant Worker Cases
  • Ten Valuable Tips for Employers Defending Wage & Hours Cases
  • Ten Tips To Turn a Workers Compensation Practice into a Profit Center for Employment Law Referrals
  • Building a High-Volume Wage & Hour Law Practice
  • The Psychology of Client Intake in Employment Cases

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Prince v. CLS Transportation, Inc. (2004), 118 Cal. App. 4th 1320, rev. den’d 2004 Cal. LEXIS 7524 (Aug. 11, 2004)

Educational Background:

  • Mediation Certificate, Pepperdine Law School’s Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution, 2010
  • University of Michigan, B.A. with High Honors in History, 1986
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Office Location for David A. Mallen

840 Apollo Street
Suite 311
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: 424-209-4212


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Last Updated: 1/17/2017

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