Carson Niello

Carson Niello


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Litigation and Dispute Resolution
San Francisco

Carson is an experienced litigator adept at handling depositions, motions, oral arguments, settlement conferences, and witness testimony. He works with his clients to create and execute litigation strategies that are cost-effective and suited to meet his clients' needs. In addition to his litigation practice, Carson also focuses part of his practice on investigations related to employee misconduct and harassment.

Prior to joining the firm, Carson worked as a Deputy Attorney General for the California Attorney General's Office, where he represented the State of California and government officials in a variety of cases involving civil rights, excessive force, failure to protect, and tort violations.

As a former constituent services representative for a United States Senator, Carson worked with Californians who were seeking assistance from numerous federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Internal Revenue Service.


"Court of Appeal Rules An Elected Sheriff's Personnel Records May Be Discoverable Through A Public Records Act Request," Appellate Law Alert (September 2022)

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"Public Safety Update: New Police Reform Legislation And The Impact On Public Safety," CALPELRA Annual Training Conference (November 2022)

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California Lawyers Association, Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award (2021)

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of California

Judicial Clerkships

Judicial Extern for The Honorable Andrew Y.S. Cheng, San Francisco Superior Court

Academic Distinction

Hastings Law Journal, Articles Editor


J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law (2019)

B.S., Dominican University of California (2014)

Admissions And Courts


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

San Francisco

415-995-5165 Direct Phone
415-785-2641 Fax

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