Mukesh Advani

Mukesh Advani

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in San Ramon, CA

Dental & Medical Counsel, P.C.
 | 111 Deerwood Road, Suite 340
San Ramon, CA 94583
Phone: 925-999-8200
Fax: 925-884-1725
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2015, 2018 - 2019
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (30%),
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hindi
Attorney Profile

Mukesh Advani is Of Counsel to Dental & Medical Counsel, PC and practices in the areas of general civil litigation with particular emphasis on employment litigation, business litigation, partnership disputes, and appellate law.

Mukesh is a highly experienced and skilled civil litigation and appellate attorney.  He is a passionate advocate for his clients with a track record of obtaining exceptional results for his clients.  In his three decades of law practice, Mukesh has represented many institutional, including Fortune 500 companies, and individual clients in several hundred cases in both Federal and State trial and appellate courts.  He has been lead counsel in more than 100 appellate matters in California appellate courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mukesh has many published appellate decisions to his credit, including two landmark cases decided by the California Supreme Court.   Mukesh has presented oral arguments to almost all the appellate Courts in California, including the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal.  The substantive areas in which Mukesh has practiced include employment litigation, insurance coverage and “bad faith” litigation, business litigation, commercial litigation, partnership disputes, personal injury litigation, real estate litigation and tort litigation. 

During the course of his career, Mukesh has practiced with different law firms.   Most recently, he was Special Counsel to Guy Kornblum & Associates in San Francisco.  Mukesh was also a partner with a San Francisco based law firm of Kelly, Herlihy, Advani and Klein with offices in Northern and Southern California, a firm Mukesh co-founded in February 1998.  From 1990 to 1998, Mukesh managed the successful growth of his own firm to eight attorneys with offices in Northern and Southern California.  From 1985 to 1990, Mukesh was an associate with the law firm of Kornblum, Kelly & Herlihy.

For the last 25 years, Mukesh has been continuously rated A.V. (very high (legal ability) to preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell.  Mukesh is also included in the Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and in the 2014, 2015, and 2018 edition of the Northern California Super Lawyers.  Mukesh has published articles, authored white papers and taught continuing legal education classes on cutting edge legal issues, including Appellate Law, Employment Law, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Privacy Laws and Regulations, Corporate Ethics, Law Practice Management Issues at many prestigious forums, including at the American Bar Association’s annual convention and at the annual convention of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

Mukesh has also served in many leadership positions.  Mukesh is the founder and past-president of the original South Asian Bar Association (“SABA”) in San Francisco which was the inspiration for formation of dozens of SABA chapters across North America with thousands of members. Mukesh has also has served as a member of the California Committee of Bar Examiners, the Ethnic Minority Relations Committee of the State Bar of California and the executive committee of the International Law Section of the State Bar of California.  Mukesh has  received several awards, including, Minority Bar Coalition’s Award for Outstanding Service to Community, SABA’s 20th Anniversary Award, and the Indo-American Community Federation’s Leadership Award. Mukesh started award winning free legal clinics at the India Community Center in Milpitas, California, which are open to all. 

Mukesh is a member of the State Bar of California, Contra Costa Bar Association, Asian American Bar Association and South Asian Bar Association.  Mukesh is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States District Courts for Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California.  Mukesh is a member of Robert G. McGrath Inn of Court.  Mukesh is currently serving as President of the Employment Law Section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association.  

About Mukesh Advani

Admitted: 1985, California

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111 Deerwood Road
Suite 340
San Ramon, CA 94583

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Last Updated: 2/19/2019

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