Christopher B. Dolan

Christopher B. Dolan: Attorney with Dolan Law Firm PC AV stamp icon
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One of California’s premier plaintiffs’ law firms, the Dolan Law Firm represents clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. Since Chris Dolan founded the firm in 1995, he has recovered over $250 million for his clients. Many of the firm’s cases involve bicycle, motorcycle and vehicle accidents, and pedestrians injured or killed by cars and trucks. The firm also represents employees in harassment, wrongful termination, and whistleblower cases, as well as families whose loved ones were harmed at senior or nursing homes. On behalf of courageous clients, I am spearheading many of the most significant and challenging lawsuits filed in California state and federal courts against insurance companies, Fortune 500 companies, cities, school districts, public agencies, and product manufacturers. Chris Dolan has been selected as one of the Top 25 Plaintiffs' Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal and has received honors and awards from numerous other publications including the California Lawyer of the Year Award from California Lawyer magazine.

Areas of Practice (65)

  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Subway Accidents
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Gay and Lesbian Rights
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Elder Law
  • Elder Abuse
  • Elder Care
  • Elder Rights
  • Qui Tam Litigation
  • False Claims Act
  • Employee Rights
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Terminiation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Harassment
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Unfair Labor Practices
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Premises Liability
  • Inadequate Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Products Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Mass Torts
  • Tort Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Mold Litigation
  • Toxic Exposure

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-429-1467  Phone
(415) 421-2800  Phone
(415) 421-2830  Fax
University Attended:
Boston University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1985; Boston University, London, England Extension, M.S.M., 1989, First Scholar
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 1992
Year of First Admission:
1993, California; 1993, U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern and Central Districts of California
American Association for Justice (Board member); Consumer Attorneys of California (President, 2010); San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2016)
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation

Peer Reviews

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