Goldstein Borgen Dardarian & Ho


(510) 763-9800


(510) 835-1417

Areas Of Practice

David Borgen represents plaintiffs and employees in complex and class action litigation, including employment discrimination, wage and hour, and attorneys’ fees litigation. He has been lead counsel in numerous state wage and hour class actions brought under California law. Prior to joining the Goldstein firm, he was staff counsel for the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO.


University of California – Hastings College of the Law (Order of the Coif), J.D., 1981
University of Iowa, M.A., 1975
Rutgers, B.A., 1974

Professional Affiliations

David Borgen has been selected as “SuperLawyer” in the Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine (2006-2011). He is a member of the Board of Editors of the BNA Fair Labor Standards Act treatise (Second Edition, 2010). He was the first Employee Co-Chair of the ABA’s Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee. He is also a Senior Editor of the BNA treatise Wage and Hour Laws: A State by State Survey (2005).

Community Service

Member, ABA Labor and Employment Law Section
Co-Chair, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) – Wage and Hour Practice Group
Member, AFL-CIO Wage-Hour Working Group (2008)
Member, National Lawyers Guild (NLG)
Co-Founder, Tenderloin Housing Clinic (San Francisco)