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Daniel Wayne

Daniel Wayne

Daniel Wayne


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. He has resolved hundreds of cases on behalf of Bay Area tenants and helped his clients recover millions of dollars.

​Daniel is active in the tenants’ rights community. He is a volunteer counselor at the San Francisco Tenants Union, writes about tenant’s rights issues for the popular San Francisco-based site Broke-Ass Stuart, and for the San Francisco Apartment Association, and has appeared on 91.7 FM KALW’s “Your Legal Rights” Program.

He received the Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award from the San Francisco Bar Association in 2012, 2013, and 2014 and has presented to numerous legal groups, as well as to the San Francisco Apartment Association, on topics such as Airbnb and short-term rental legislation, tenancy buyouts, and habitability litigation.

More About Daniel

Daniel has been named a Super Lawyer “Rising Star”​ in each of the past seven years (2016 – 2022), an honor bestowed on only 2.5% of attorneys in Northern California.

​​In his free time, Daniel enjoys traveling, spending time with his dog Olive, and getting outside as much as possible. Daniel makes his home in San Francisco. He is originally from Seattle, Washington.


  • University of Oregon School of Law, J.D.
  • Whitman College, B.A., English

Bar Admissions:

  • State of California


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2016 – 2023

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • San Francisco Bar Association,
  • Barrister’s Litigation Section Executive Committee 2018 – Present
  • Barrister’s Solo & Small Firm Section Executive Committee 2018 –Present
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Tenants Together
  • San Francisco Tenants Union

Other Team Members

Ricardo Alfonso

Legal Assistant

Alejandro Garcia

Intake Coordinator

Melinda Graham

Office Manager

Megan Johnson

Associate Attorney

Allison Mallette


Awards & Associations

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