Daniel Bass is an experienced litigator representing employees and former employees in all aspects of employment litigation. Daniel assists these employees in single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout California. Daniel has handled complex wage and hour class actions involving claims relating to unpaid wages, overtime, meal and rest breaks, misclassification, and improper wage statements. Daniel has also represented employees in disability, sexual, sexual orientation, and racial based discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims.
Daniel's practice has included representation of clients in multiple appellate cases in both the federal and state appellate courts throughout California. Recognition by his peers led to Daniel's selection by Super Lawyers magazine as a "Rising Star" in both 2020 and 2021.
Daniel attended Missouri State University and graduated summa cum laude in 2009 with a degree in Psychology. Daniel then attended Washington University School of Law in Saint Louis where he served on the Law Review as a Senior Editor and received his Juris Doctor degree in 2012.
- Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
- J.D. - 2012
- Honors: Scholar in Law Award; Law Review Note Selection Committee
- Missouri State University
- B.S. - 2009
- Honors: summa cum laude
- Honors: Dean's List
- Major: Psychology
- Employment Litigation
- U.S. District Court Central District of California
- U.S. District Court Northern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
- Daniel J. Bass, Note, Salazar v. Buono: The Failed Landmark Case and Its Illustration of the Two Sides of Plurality Opinions, 89 WASH. U. L. REV. 1135 (2012)
Current Employment Position
- Senior Attorney