Of Counsel
Of CounselThe Byrne Law Group

David A. Mallen, Esq. is Of Counsel to The Byrne Law Group.  He has extensive experience in almost every aspect of employment litigation and has seen and done just about everything when it comes to employment law.

In 1992, Mr. Mallen started his own employment litigation firm upon graduating from law school. To this day, his core client promise and formula for success remain the same: Personally answer client phone calls and go the extra mile to build trust; communicate in plain English instead of the usual lawyer malarkey; forge strategic alliances with the finest lawyers in Southern California; and treat all clients, adversaries, and judges with dignity and respect.

Mr. Mallen has been selected as a “Southern California SuperLawyer” for Employment Litigation 11 times since 2004. He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell, their highest rating for legal skill and ethics. He is rated 10 out of 10 on

In addition to representing employees and small businesses, Mr. Mallen serves as an expert witness, teaches continuing education classes to lawyers and accountants, offers corporate training on sexual harassment prevention and other employment law compliance, and appears as an expert guest on local radio and television shows.

Mr. Mallen received his mediation training certificates from Pepperdine’s Strauss Institute of Dispute Resolution and the L.A. City Attorney’s Office of Dispute Resolution.

He is the founder and CEO of Employment PowerLaw, a game-changing concept that offers employment law counsel + HR services on demand to small business employers for a monthly subscription price. Mr. Mallen also serves as a Commissioner of the Redondo Beach Parks and Recreation Commission.