Dennis Aftergut

Dennis Aftergut

Of Counsel

Dennis Aftergut has won cases of significance in the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court. He is a former federal prosecutor and Chief Assistant City Attorney in San Francisco. During his tenure with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, he was named a “Lawyer of the Year” by California Lawyer Magazine for his work defending San Francisco’s Equal Benefits Ordinance. He currently focuses on affirmative litigation and defending cases involving civil rights and democratic norms under attack.

Mr. Aftergut is the co-founder of Oak Hill School and the Coalition to Preserve, Protect & Defend. The Oak Hill School strives to educate children with developmental disabilities. The Coalition to Preserve, Protect & Defend is a nonprofit organization devoted to upholding the rule of law.

Education

  • Harvard University Law School, JD
  • Amherst College, BA

Admissions and Courts

  • California

Our Team

Dennis Aftergut
Dennis Aftergut
Of Counsel
Brianna Alleyne
Brianna Alleyne
Legal Operations Assistant
Savannah Blackwell
Of Counsel
David Bonner
David Bonner
Paralegal
Vicki Clayton
Vicki Clayton
Of Counsel
Madeline Cline
Legal Assistant
Theresa Conway
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Stephanie Garcia
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Arthur Hartinger
Arthur Hartinger
Partner
Christiane Hiyashi
Christiane Hayashi
Of Counsel
Julie Hokanson
Julie Hokanson
Legal Secretary
Jonathan Holtzman
Jonathan Holtzman
Partner
Sharisse Huie
Office Administrator
Howard Jordan
Howard Jordan
Consultant
Joseph Lin
Legal Assistant
Lori Liu
Lori Liu
Senior Associate
Reyna Maldonado
Operations Assistant
Manik Marasinghe
Manik Marasinghe
Legal Assistant
Ryan McGinley-Stempel
Ryan McGinley-Stempel
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Kelly Nguyen
Paralegal
Jennifer Nock
Jennifer Nock
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Judith Propp
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Louise Renne
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Randy Riddle
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Linda Ross
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Michael Roush
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Geoff Spellberg
Of Counsel
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Teresa Stricker
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Bobette Tolmer
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Spencer Wilson
Spencer Wilson
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Yumi Wilson
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