Darshan Patel is an entrepreneur as well as an attorney. He has deep knowledge of the hospitality industry, gained through his work as an owner and manager of independent and franchised hotel properties.
Leading a team of hospitality attorneys at DPA Attorneys at Law, Darshan combines his operational insights with an understanding of federal and state law when resolving disputes involving hotels, restaurants, and other businesses across the state of California.
He understands the practical business need to minimize employment litigation through management training and other preventative measures. As a defense lawyer, he focuses on the efficient and timely resolution of employment and workers’ compensation claims in pre-suit, litigation, or settlement negotiations.
Pooja PatelManaging Attorney
Pooja Patel is a defense attorney who fights for business owners. With hotel operations and development background, she has the experience to put herself in your shoes. Her practice areas include franchise negotiations, employment disputes, real estate, ADA defense, and contract review/drafting.
Matt Arnold concentrates his practice on defending disability access discrimination claims under both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California state accessibility standards. He works closely with many corporate clients in the hospitality industry, including hotels, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
He has also handled many real estate transactions, including purchase and sale contracts, leases, and franchise agreements.
Jeremiah Graham is a litigation attorney, with experience in regulatory compliance, transactional work, trusts and estates. At DPA, he focuses on defending employers in the hospitality industry with an emphasis on bed bug defense and employment law.
Tejal PatelAccounting Manager
Tejal oversees all aspects of the Firm’s financial operations and functions. She prepares and processes accounts receivables, payables, and client invoicing.
Huy DoanLegal Assistant
Huy Doan assists our legal team compiling legal documents, gathering information, and improving administrative processes to maximize workflow.
Jenny Hopper provides administrative support to our lawyers. She communicates with witnesses, clients, and associates to ensure efficient case management.