David P. Strauss

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Diego, CA

The Law Office of David P. Strauss
501 West Broadway, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-237-5300
Fax: 619-237-5311
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (90%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%), Consumer Law
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Attorney Profile

David P. Strauss is the founder of The Law Office of David P. Strauss, located in San Diego, California. Focusing his practice primarily on employment law, he represents clients throughout the San Diego area who have been victims of whistleblower retaliation, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and similar unlawful practices.  Mr. Strauss represents consumers who have been victims of employment related legal malpractice. His practice includes class-action litigation as well as individual claims.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa in 1976, Mr. Strauss went on to attend California Western School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1980. While in law school, he was the lead articles editor for the California Western Law Review and received the Scriba Regis Award. Admitted to practice in California in 1981, Mr. Strauss was a partner in two other area law firms before founding his current practice.

The author of the published work entitled "Vicarious Municipal Liability: Local Government Violations of Civil Rights," Mr. Strauss has also been a frequent lecturer for continuing legal education courses. In order to stay abreast of current developments in his practice area, he is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the San Diego County Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, the California Employment Lawyers Association and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, which has honored him with the Outstanding Trial Lawyer award on three occasions. A former member of The William B. Enright Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Mr. Strauss remains involved with The Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 0%Consumer Law
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Class Actions

Selections

15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

About David P. Strauss

Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.employmentlawyersandiego.com/Attorney-Profile/Dav...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Master, Welsh Inn of Court, 1996 - Present
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member, Enright Inn of Court, 1991 - 1994
  • California, 1981
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego

Educational Background

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, B.A., 1976
  • University of Lancaster, Lancaster, England

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Head Lead Articles Editor, California Western Law Review, 1980
  • Vicarious Municipal Liability: Local Government Violations of Civil Rights, 16 Cal. W. L. Rev. 1, 1980
  • Lecturer, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1988 - 1994
  • Lecturer, Continuing Education of the Bar, 1996 - 1997

Pro bono/Community Service

  • I am on the Board of Directors of San Diego Youth Services, an organization tasked with serving the needs of at risk youth in San Diego County

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Available upon request

Honors/Awards

  • Three awards based on outstanding trial results for three clients wrongfully terminated., Outstanding Trial Lawyer Awards, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, 1993
  • Recipient, Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, 1993
  • California Western School of Law, Cum Laude
  • Recipient, Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, 1996
  • California Western School of Law, Scriba Regis Award Winner
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Office Location for David P. Strauss

501 West Broadway
Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92101

Phone: 619-237-5300

Fax: 619-237-5311

Last Updated: 3/30/2021

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