David P. Wolds

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in San Diego, CA

Wolds Law Group PC
4747 Executive Dr, Suite 250
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: 858-458-9151
Fax: 858-458-9155
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010, 2012
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee (50%), Employee Benefits (50%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice exclusively on employer-side labor and employment law, David P. Wolds is the founder and principal attorney at Wolds Law Group, LLC. From the firm's office in San Diego, California, he provides representation to businesses throughout the state in a variety of related matters. In his litigation practice, Mr. Wolds has defended companies in cases involving wrongful termination, wage and hour violations under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and the corresponding state statutes, workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and other similar matters.

In addition to his litigation services, Mr. Wolds regularly consults with his clients on state and federal regulatory compliance issues, and he has provided representation in collective bargaining matters as well as in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. He also helps clients to prepare and administer employee benefit plans that are covered by ERISA, and he provides advice and counsel to plan fiduciaries. Mr. Wolds teaches courses in employee benefits and labor law at the University of San Diego School of Law. His fellow professionals have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Wolds attended Central Michigan University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Science in 1970. He pursued his legal education at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974. Prior to establishing his own firm, Mr. Wolds was the head of the labor and employment practice group at a well-known California firm. He is admitted to practice before all California state courts, and he is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The State Bar of California.

*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
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 50%Employee Benefits
Focus Areas

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


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2010, 2012

About David P. Wolds

Admitted: 1980, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.woldslawgroup.com/Attorneys/David-P-Wolds.shtml

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Growth Strategies- Building Blocks for Successful Ventures, 2006 - Present
  • ACCA March Brown Bag- ERISA Basics, 2006 - Present
  • Teaches Labor Law and Employee Benefits Law Courses, University of San Diego School of Law

Educational Background

  • Central Michigan University, B.S., 1970

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California, 1980
  • Washington, 1976
  • Michigan, 1975
  • Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, State Bar of California
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Office Location for David P. Wolds

4747 Executive Dr
Suite 250
San Diego, CA 92121

Phone: 858-458-9151

Fax: 858-458-9155

Last Updated: 8/21/2018

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