Barbara A. Lawless

Attorney in San Francisco, CA
Author: "Wrongful Termination From Employment," CTLA Forum, April, 1982; Wrongful Discharge, The Employee's Duty of Good Faith," TRIAL, December, 1982. Lecturer: Continuing Education of the Bar, 1982, 1988-1986, 1998; San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association Wrongful Termination Seminar (Chair), 1982, 1991-1996. Moderator and Lecturer, CTLA Wrongful Termination Program, 1990-2000; Labor or Employment Law Section of State Bar "Effective Jury Trial Techniques for Wrongful Discharge and Discrimination Cases, 1985. Top Ten Finalist, 2002 California Consumer Attorney of The Year Award. Named As, One of the San Francisco Bay Area's Top Employment Lawyers By The San Francisco Recorder, 2004. Northern California Super Lawyer, 2004-present. Top 50 Women Northern California Super Lawyers, 2011-present.
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Areas of Law

  • Wrongful Termination Law
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Discrimination Law


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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1972, California

Law School Attended

Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California
Class of 1972

University Attended

Marymount College
Class of 1968

London School of Economics

Birth Information

Born in 1946
Buffalo, New York, October 29, 1946

Associations & Memberships

Bar Association of San Francisco; State Bar of California; Consumer Attorneys of California (Board, 1992-); California Employment Lawyers Association (Board, 1990-1998); National Employment ... More

Contact Information


(415) 391-7555


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Office Information
Barbara A. Lawless
 180 Montgomery Street, Suite 2000,
San Francisco, CA 94104


Lawless & Lawless (San Francisco, California)

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