Wm. David Smullin, Esq.
Highly experienced employment attorney Dave Smullin is a mediator who specializes in employment cases. He began resolving employment disputes 43 years ago as a Field Attorney for the San Francisco Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board. Whether the issue involved the harassment of an employee or the motivation for a termination, Smullin spent 9 years resolving disputes between individual employees, unions and companies. He also tried in excess of 50 cases, winning over 90% of them. In 1977, he joined Lakin Spears in Palo Alto to create its employment law department. In 1982, he founded Smullin Associates, Employment Law Attorneys to Management, one of the first Silicon Valley law firms of its kind. A frequent speaker on sexual harassment, wrongful termination, workplace violence and other employment law issues, Smullin drafted the sub-chapter on sexual harassment for the BNA classic Employment Discrimination Law, Second Edition. He has also been a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section for 34 years, chairing it for two. Noted for his listening skills, persistence and fairness, Smullin has successfully mediated both pre-complaint and post-complaint employment cases referred to him. See his website at www.mediate.com/DSmullin.