Daniel J. Cravens


Offices: San Francisco | Fresno

Direct: 415-604-0142

Fax: 415-578-6910


  • Professional Overview
    Daniel J. Cravens is a Partner of O'Hagan Meyer’s San Francisco office. Mr. Cravens’ practice is dedicated to defending employers in employment and business litigation and providing preventative, individually tailored advice and counseling. Mr. Cravens has spent his 23-year career on both sides of litigation, prosecuting claims on behalf of employees and also spearheading corporate defense. This provides him with a rare insight into the development, defense, and efficient resolution of these claims that inures to his client's benefit.

    Mr. Cravens’ practice is entirely devoted to defending employers in wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, ADA access, trade secret litigation, and general business litigation. His practice also includes broad experience defending PAGA and wage and hour class action claims. Mr. Cravens also provides preventative counseling to employers regarding all employment practices, including drafting and auditing employee handbooks, preparing employment and severance agreements, presenting sexual harassment prevention seminars, conducting workplace investigations, and evaluating termination decisions. He takes pride in offering clients practical advice and insights that allow them to make wise business decisions and avoid unnecessary expense and litigation.

    In his prior life, Mr. Cravens earned a M.A. in Medieval History, attended Law school at U.C. Berkeley, clerked with a 9th Circuit federal judge, worked as a business litigation attorney for an AM50 firm, and represented Plaintiffs in employment matters.
  • Practice Areas
  • Education and Admissions


    • B.A. from University of California, Berkeley.
    • M.A. from University of California, Berkeley.
    • J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law.


    Admitted to practice in all California state and federal jurisdictions.

    States Licensed

    • California
  • Professional Organization Memberships
    California Bar Association
  • News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
    Drafting Employment Documents for California Employers, C.E.B. 2011, Chapter 3 “Employment Agreements”.