GBDH and its attorneys (Barry Goldstein, David Borgen, Linda Dardarian, Laura Ho, et al.) DO NOT represent individuals in bail or criminal proceedings.
Andrew P. Lee joined Goldstein, Borgen, Dardarian & Ho as an associate in March 2013 and became a partner in 2015. His practice focuses on wage-and-hour, disability discrimination, and consumer class actions. He is a 2006 graduate of U.C. Hastings College of the Law, where he served as an editor on the Hastings Law Journal. During law school, Mr. Lee worked as a law clerk at the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. Following law school, Mr. Lee practiced at two Bay Area plaintiffs’ firms for six years. Mr. Lee is a frequent volunteer at the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic, the Asian Law Caucus’ Workers’ Rights Clinic, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights’ Second Chance Legal Clinic. Mr. Lee was selected by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star for 2015, 2016, and 2017.
- J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2006
- B.A., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley, 2000
Bar and Court Admissions
U.S. District Court:
- Northern & Central Districts of California
- District of Idaho
- Northern District of Indiana
- Southern District of Iowa
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Court of Federal Claims
Senior Production Editor, Hastings Law Journal
Best Brief Award, Moot Court, 2005
Witkin Award, Arbitration, Fall 2000
Professional Associations and Memberships
- NELA (2012-present)
- Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center
- Asian Law Caucus
- Associate, Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP - San Francisco, 2007-2013
- Contract Attorney, Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe LLP, 2006-2007
- Law Clerk, EEOC, San Francisco, 2006
- Law Clerk, Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, 2005
- Law Clerk, Dep't of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, San Francisco, 2005
- Judicial Extern for The Hon. Robert L. Dondero, San Francisco County Superior Court, 2005
Willits et al. v. City of Los Angeles, Case No. CV 10-05782 (C.D. Cal.) certified class action on behalf of approximately 280,000 persons with mobility disabilities who have been denied access to the pedestrian right of way in the City of Los Angeles due to the City’s failure to install accessible curb ramps and maintain sidewalks; settlement requiring injunctive relief valued at more than $1.4 billion.
Ochoa, et al. v. the City of Long Beach, et al., Case No. 14-cv-04307 (C.D. Cal.) certified class action on behalf of persons with mobility disabilities who have been denied access to the pedestrian right of way in the City of Long beach due to the City’s failure to install accessible curb ramps and maintain sidewalks; settlement requiring injunctive relief valued at approximately $200 million.
Wren et al. v. RGIS Inventory Specialists, LLC, Case No. C-06-05778 (N.D. Cal.) certified nation-wide collective and class action regarding off-the-clock claims on behalf of auditor employees; $27 million settlement (2011)
Rosa et al. v. Morrison Homes, Case No. 373059 (Stanislaus Cnty. Super. Ct.) served as trial counsel in construction defect class action; $5.9 million settlement (2010)
Chau et al. v. CVS RX Services, Inc., Case No. BC349224 (Los Angeles Cnty. Super. Ct.) class action resolving straight-time, overtime, and meal and rest period claims on behalf of pharmacists; $19.75 million settlement (2008)
Will your client be liable for the defendant’s costs if your employment case is unsuccessful? (with William Jhaveri-Weeks), Plaintiff Magazine (June 2015)
Wage and Hour Laws: A State by State Survey, BNA treatise, 2012-14 supplements