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John-Paul Deol

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Dhillon Law Group Inc.
177 Post Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415-741-7935
Fax: 415-520-6593
Selected to Rising Stars: 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment & Labor: Employer
Languages Spoken: English, French, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Punjabi, Portuguese, Spanish, Urdu
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Attorney Profile

An employment law attorney serving clients throughout California and Washington, John-Paul Deol is a partner at the Dhillon Law Group Inc. located in San Francisco, California. Representing both employees and employers, he takes on cases involving trade secrets, employee mobility law, discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, whistleblower and wage and hour matters. 

In addition to the cases he takes on, Mr. Deol counsels and advises businesses, employers and employees on various employment law matters. He has immense experience dealing with workplace violence claims, helping his clients understand how to manage them. With over nine years of experience, he has gained invaluable experience and knowledge in the employment law arena. 

Mr. Deol is well known for being empathetic, professional and strategic when defending his clients’ cases. Fighting aggressively for their rights and liberties in the workplace, he understands the impact that an employment law matter can have on an individual. He is responsive and helps his clients understand every aspect of their case from the beginning to the end of the legal process. 

Obtaining the highest distinction in general scholarship, Mr. Deol has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Italian from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a recipient of The National Society of Collegiate Scholarship and a member of The National Collegiate Foreign Language Honor Society and the Golden Key International Honor Society. 

Graduating with dean’s list honors, Mr. Deol received his Juris Doctor from the Santa Clara University School of Law. He received numerous awards for academic excellence, including the Richard S. Rosenberg Prize for Excellence in employment discrimination law, CALI Excellence for the Future Award, the High Tech Excellence Award and the Witkin Award for employment discrimination law, negotiating and suing governments. 

Mr. Deol has a master’s degree in public health from Yale University and he served as a lead and submissions editor for the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics. He also served as an extern for a renowned judge at the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. 

Actively affiliated with several prominent legal associations, Mr. Deol serves as a board member at the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California and The Bar Association of San Francisco, and he is a member of the American Bar Association. Honored for the remarkable legal services he provides and for his contributions to the field, Mr. Deol has a “Superb” rating on Avvo, accompanied by many five-star reviews and ratings from his happy clients and endorsements from his peers.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employer
Focus Areas

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


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

About John-Paul Deol

First Admitted: 2012, California

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Educational Background

  • B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2009 with the highest distinction and member of Phi Beta Kappa

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California
  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Member
  • South Asian Bar Association of Northern California, Member
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Washington


  • “Rising Star Award” from the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California, 1900

Industry Groups

  • Entertainment
  • Finance
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Transportation
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Office Location for John-Paul Deol

177 Post Street
Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415-741-7935

Fax: 415-520-6593

Last Updated: 6/16/2022

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