Dana K. Oium
Dana Oium joined the firm in 2016 and practices in the areas of medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, trucking-related claims and landlord-tenant habitability lawsuits. In her medical malpractice work, she has successfully defended physicians and hospitals throughout the Bay Area including claims of medical malpractice, elder abuse, and premises liability. She has also defended personal injury claims on behalf of a multinational parcel delivery corporation and an international elevator and escalator manufacturer. She prepares cases for trial, including developing defense strategies, investigation work, court appearances, taking and defending depositions, drafting motions for summary judgment, handling dismissals and settlement negotiations, and drafting pre-trial motions and trial briefs.
Before joining the firm, Dana worked for a large defense litigation firm where she handled construction defect, premises liability, and landlord tenant litigation matters. While in law school, she worked as a law clerk at both a defense firm and a notable plaintiff’s personal injury firm in San Francisco. She also externed for the Honorable A. James Robertson, II, at San Francisco Superior Court where she observed and participated in a five-week jury trial and post-trial motions. Being the courtroom everyday solidified Dana’s interest in litigation and trial practice.
Dana is admitted to practice before the California state and federal courts. She is an active member of the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Association of Defense Counsel for Northern California and Nevada. She is a Board Member of Lawyer Friends of Wine.
In her spare time, Dana is enjoys gardening, cooking, learning to golf, exploring the greater Bay Area and supporting the Bay Area’s sports teams.
University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A. in Sociology, 2006
Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 2013