Daniel H. Galindo


Daniel H. Galindo represents employees facing discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and unlawful termination. He also enforces California labor laws through class actions and has counseled executives in compensation and severance negotiations and bonus and commission disputes. 

Daniel currently serves on the board of directors of BALIF, the first LGBT bar association in the country serving the Bay Area's legal community. Most recently, Daniel joined the Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court. He is also active in the American Constitutional Society, the California Employment Lawyers Association, La Raza Lawyers Association, and the Tony Patiño Fellowship.   

Prior to joining Medina Orthwein LLP, Daniel clerked at a civil rights law firm and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights. He graduated from UC Hastings College of the Law as a Tony Patiño Fellow in 2018.  While in law school, Daniel took a case on appeal to the Ninth Circuit through the Hastings Appellate Project, was an editor of the Hastings Law Journal, and founder and chair of the UC Hastings American Constitution Society.  He also served in leadership positions in OUTLAW and Hastings Students for Immigrants’ Rights, and was a competitor, coach, board member, and teaching assistant in UC Hastings’ nationally recognized moot court program.

Before law school, Daniel was a community organizer and policy advocate for the American Civil Liberties Union.  He received his B.A. in Political Science from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

Daniel H. Galindo can be reached at dgalindo@medinaorthwein.com.


  • 2019 UC Hastings La Raza Students Association Distinguished Alumni Award

  • 2017 Best Brief 1st Place American Bar Association: National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Volunteer Work

  • Board Member, Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF), the nation's oldest and largest association of LGBT professionals in law.

  • Coach, Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Competition UC Hastings Team