Overview

Dustin Bodaghi represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law. His practice includes both individual and class action litigation in areas such as wage and hour, wrongful termination, harassment, and discrimination. Dustin has significant trial experience, having participated in multiple trials. Among his notable successes is the dismissal of a wrongful termination lawsuit two days before the hearing on a motion for terminating sanctions. 

Prior to joining Littler, Dustin was an associate at a boutique trial law firm that represented Fortune 500 companies. While in law school, he served as an editor for the Business Law Journal and was an instructor for Legal Research & Writing and Moot Court first-year law students while serving as a teaching assistant. Dustin also externed for the Hon. James S. Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, where he conducted extensive legal research and drafted court opinions. In addition, he was a law clerk for the Bay Area Railway Transportation District and a law clerk for the Workers’ Tax Committee.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Orange County Bar Association

Recognition

Named, Rising Star

Super Lawyers

2014-2019

Recipient, Witkin and CALI Awards

Maritime Law and Public & Global Health Law

University of California, Hastings College of the Law

News, Analysis & Press

Be Wary of Expert Disclosure Deadlines

Los Angeles Daily Journal

October 16, 2015

Some Arbitration Agreements Still Vulnerable in California

Los Angeles Daily Journal

July 17, 2013

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2010
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2007cum laude

Bar Admission

California

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California