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
Aaron serves as Of Counsel to the firm, where he counsels and represents commercial tenants involved in contract and eviction disputes.
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
Michelle Delgado joined Wolford Wayne in 2020. Michelle is a paralegal with the firm and her work focuses on working with clients and working
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
Daniel Wayne is aggressive but fair. He pursues his defendants until they are found, served and makes sure they are brought to appropriate justice. Daniel works hard for his clients as they are the people that need representation the most. If I was ever asked for a referral to a tenant’s rights attorney Daniel’s office…Read More
I can’t say enough great things about Daniel. I’m currently going through a really difficult situation with my landlord with trying to have my boyfriend and his dog to move in to my apartment. Daniel was able to provide me with some sound advice on the matter and helped me to weigh my options and…Read More
I recently received an Estoppel agreement and Daniel was kind enough to walk me through the process of responding to it, and helped me understand what my responses meant in the eyes of a landlord. I’m definitely a “why” person and he was patient enough to not only explain to me what to do, but…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
The definition of “wear and tear” isn’t always easy to recognize. However, it is an important…Read More
Bed bugs are tiny pests that present a big problem. They can infest every crack and…Read More
During the pandemic, San Francisco renters are protected from evictions by temporary tenant protections, including eviction…Read More