San Francisco Tenant Lawyers
Wolford Wayne LLP is a dedicated tenant’s rights law firm located in San Francisco’s Financial District. The firm prides itself on providing practical, affordable and aggressive representation to residential and commercial tenants.
The team at Wolford Wayne have over thirty-five years of experience combined representing tenants. Our attorneys have successfully resolved hundreds of disputes on behalf of our clients and recovered millions of dollars along the way.
Unlike many landlord-tenant law firms, we only represent tenants, never landlords. Therefore, you never have to wonder whose side we are on or what we stand for. We are dedicated to providing tenant clients with exceptional representation and outstanding hands-on service.
Meet Our Team
Jason is a founding partner at Wolford Wayne. He has dedicated the majority of his twenty plus-year legal career to representing Bay Area tenants.
Daniel is a partner and co-founder of Wolford Wayne LLP. Daniel has spent his entire legal career dedicated to fighting on behalf of tenants.
Megan joined Wolford Wayne in 2019. She is an associate attorney at the firm where she focuses her practice on representing residential tenants
Melinda joined Wolford Wayne in 2018 and serves as the firm’s office manager. Melinda is a Bay Area native and grew up in the quaint suburb of Benicia
Gabriela is an intake specialist with Wolford Wayne. She joined the team in 2021. When you call our office she is likely the first person you will speak with. Gabriela grew up in Honduras. In her free time she loves to travel, and has traveled to various countries in Central America, Europe and South America.
Angie Fayad joined Wolford Wayne as a Paralegal in 2020. Prior to joining the firm, she worked in various Plaintiff’s firms in San Francisco
I had never had to have a lawyer before. Dealing with new landlord issues and leaving a home of almost a decade is an emotional, stressful, anxiety inducing, and sad process. The thought of having a lawyer represent you for an issue can add a whole layer to feeling overwhelmed, but I am so glad…Read More
Jason Wolford and his team were extremely helpful when I had questions about my lease in a pinch. He was thoughtful, understanding and provided personalized and insightful advice. I feel confident Jason cares and knows his way around leases/tenant questions in San Francisco! Would highly recommend to almost anyone in the Bay Area.Read More
Of course nobody never wants to be deal with a lawsuit and for my first time I can honestly say Jason made it very easy and took so much stress off my shoulder !! I had a horrible landlord and I knew nothing about lawsuits at all! Jason was very patient and informative throughout the…Read More
I have known Daniel as a friend and colleague for years, and have referred many friends to him, but only recently did I have the need to consult with him personally on a landlord-tenant issue. Daniel was extremely helpful in guiding my family and another family through our buy-out negotiations from a rent-controlled apartment lease…Read More
I have known Daniel for years and he has proven himself to be a reliable, competent, and highly knowledgeable attorney. He was incredibly helpful in addressing questions I had regarding my situation of me needing to leave a lease with my roommate before the lease term was up. He clearly laid out an effective approach…Read More
Highly recommend Daniel Wayne. He’s professional, knows his stuff and really cares about his clients. If you are looking for a tenant attorney who will fight for you, then you have found him. He uncovers all stones and educates you on the process every step of the way. Call him today. You will be glad…Read More
I recently had new owners take over my building and ended up in a hostile landlord situation where they were pushing my rights up to and over the line. A lot of grey areas, some without obvious answers. I talked to two different lawyers before Daniel and left about as confused as when I started.…Read More
I have known Daniel for a number of years and he has been my go to tenants attorney. All of my friends who are renters have contacted Daniel and they have all had positive results – regardless of an issue is settled before court or in court. He is a great resource and he will…Read More
I cannot recommend Daniel Wayne enough. My roommates and I just finished a buyout negotiation with our landlord and Daniel was instrumental in getting the outcome that we did. We couldn’t have been as successful without him. Daniel is intelligent, professional, and is also really down to earth. He makes a stressful situation easier to…Read More
Daniel Wayne helped myself and other tenants deal with an illegal eviction from our apartment in San Francisco. He walked us through the process and made it very clear as to what the different outcomes could potentially be — we were more than prepared. Throughout most of the time working with Daniel I had since…Read More
Recovered for a single long-term tenant in San Francisco. Our client was forced to move out of his apartment as a result of extreme landlord harassment.
Recovered on behalf of a couple living in a rent-controlled home in the outer Sunset neighborhood. Our clients were forced to vacate after the landlord served them with an Owner Move-In Eviction Notice. After the landlords failed to move into the property, our clients filed suit for wrongful eviction.
Recovered on behalf of elderly, disabled tenant who was forced to move out of her rent controlled San Francisco apartment of 50 years after landlord/owner failed to resolve numerous building code violations that remained outstanding for over a decade.
Recovered on behalf of a tenant living in an illegal “in-law” unit. In this case a new owner purchased the building and then demolished our client’s unit without permits while she was displaced for seismic retrofitting.
Recovered for tenant who was injured when their stairway railing collapsed at the tenant’s Mission District apartment building.
Recovered on behalf of three long-term San Francisco tenants who were constructively evicted due to nuisance conditions created by downstairs commercial tenant which the landlord failed to address.
Recent Blog Posts
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