Attorneys

David Fujimoto

Associate

Email: dfujimoto@unioncounsel.net
Telephone: (510) 337-1001

Education:
University of San Francisco School of Law, 2014
University of California, Santa Cruz, 2005

David Fujimoto joined Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld in 2017.  His practice includes representing workers, unions, and trust funds in wage and hour, ERISA benefit denials and collections, and employment litigation, including alleged whistleblower retaliation and discrimination in both state and federal court. He has extensive hearing experience, representing unions and workers in employment and labor arbitrations and before administrative agencies, including civil service commissions, merit boards, and the National Labor Relations Board. He also advises union leaders in diverse matters, including organizing campaigns, collective bargaining agreement enforcement, strikes and concerted activity, and more.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Fujimoto was a member of SEIU 1021 while working as a Victim Advocate for the San Francisco District Attorney’s office. He also served as an elected bargaining representative. In that role, he organized his chapter to help successfully fight for a contract that provided members with their first raise in years.

Mr. Fujimoto earned his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law, graduating cum laude. During law school, Mr. Fujimoto was a Comments Editor for the USF Law Review. He was honored for Best Student Article of the Year for his article, Thrown Under the Bus: Victims of Workplace Discrimination After Harris, 48 U.S.F. L. Rev. 111 (2013), which addressed implicit bias and anti-discrimination law.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fujimoto clerked with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus in the workers’ rights program where he helped low wage workers collect unpaid wages and penalties at the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. He then worked for a solo practitioner where he represented plaintiffs in employment and personal injury litigation, helping secure over a million dollars in verdicts and settlements.

Through his work, Mr. Fujimoto strives to expand the labor movement and improve working conditions and rights of workers everywhere.

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