Meet Our Attorneys

R. Stephen Goldstein

R. Stephen Goldstein is a litigation attorney, with particular expertise in settlement negotiations, arbitration and mediation techniques, tort, contract, real property and business law, and sexual harassment.

A native of San Francisco, Steve is a graduate of the University of California, Riverside, earning his law degree from Hastings College of Law, San Francisco, in 1978. In 1993, Steve completed mediation training at Program for Instruction of Lawyers at Harvard Law School.

He has served as lead counsel in all manner of business, contract, real estate and employment discrimination arbitrations and trials. Steve was a co-founder, first president and is a member of the Board of the Mediation Society and serves on the mediation panel for the U.S. District Court (Northern District).

Steve is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Golden Gate University Law School, teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution (negotiation, mediation, arbitration).


Real Estate
TIC & Condominium Dispute Resolution
Business Law and Litigation
LGBT Issues
Employment Discrimination

Steve is available at (415) 673-5600 ext. 231, or via email at, to discuss business, real estate, harassment, employment discrimination, and other litigation matters.

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