Zarate Dulany Law, P.C. offers personalized, practical employment law advice and general litigation services. The goal of ZDL is to help employers grow and flourish by minimizing litigation exposure and resolving disputes effectively and efficiently. ZDL also offers employment advice and negotiation for professionals.

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Great Resource

I have used Katherine's services for the last two years not only is she conscious of my time but also thorough enough to not miss any detail. Katherine was helpful in restructuring my company handbook to meet the demands of California. Whether my issue is big or small I have faith in Katherine to be able to find the answers for my company.

Thanks for my Peace of Mind

Katherine helped me with my Employment Handbook and showed me templates on how to write up your employees and properly terminate them. She is very knowledgeable on how to keep your business open in CA. Her expertise helped me change the culture in my office into a winning and legal one. I would recommend her to anyone looking to be compliant with Employees in the State of CA. Thanks again Katherine!!

Outstanding and Trustworthy

I have been working with Katherine for about a year. She greatly helped with an employee termination issue, harassment training and just recently a very large ownership issue. 

She listens to my concerns, tells me like it is and bills fairly. I would highly recommend her for any company related HR issues.

She helped me keep my sanity!

Katherine was awesome. She was quick to respond, and worked hard on my behalf. She was honest and up front and didn't leave any guessing for me on what the possible outcomes would be.

I was very pleased with her service and it was a pleasure working with her. She fought for me and my family and got us a more than fair outcome from my former employer. Without her I would have been in a situation leaving me out of work with no financial cushion months before having my first child.

Because of Katherine I was able to relax and prepare for the arrival of my child and not have to worry about work. She was a lifesaver.

Outstanding Advocate

I engaged Katherine to represent me in negotiations with a very large corporation and she did a fantastic job for me. Katherine is very empathetic, a great listener and highly skilled and knowledgeable in her field. She has outstanding written and verbal communication skills and uses them effectively to advance her clients' agenda in a positive and non-acrimonious manner. She took the time to understand my point of view and was always upfront and direct with me about the situation at hand. I would highly recommend Katherine to any of my friends or family.

Competent Compromiser

Katherine helped de-escalate a situation into a reasonable settlement amount with reasonable terms.

She's a good listener and compromiser. She can negotiate and strategize. She's able to speed things up or slow them down as you wish.

Overall we had a great experience.

An attorney's attorney

I am a colleague of Ms. Dulany's, but technically, I am also a client. My practice area is general corporate, and when I had an employment-related issue on which I needed her support, she was very attentive and assisted me promptly. She is very well-versed in employment/labor law, and takes a very thoughtful, and detail-oriented approach in her research. She is conscientious and provided exactly what I needed to turn around and assist my own company client. I am very ethical, and I only like to work with ethical people. She is my kind of professional, and I appreciate this about her greatly.

A Pleasant Experience With An Attorney

I recently had a situation to deal with that required some legal advise.
An attorney, Katherine Zarate Dulany, was recommended to me. So, I gave her a call, and was very pleased with her reception,the interest she showed, and the advise she gave me.

She immediately took charge of my concern, and stayed on point until the situation was reconciled, including every detail.

I highly recommend her services.

Professional, Thoughtful and Responsive

Katherine was introduced to me to assist with my employment agreement during the sale of my employer. Katherine provided sound advice during the process, and provided me with realistic expectations as to my situation. I believe her advice was the primary reason i refrained from overreacting and any actions that would have jeopardized my employment situation and leverage. Katherine also directly negotiated changes to my release agreement with favorable results, keeping me informed through the entire process, as well as seeking my advice and feedback. Katherine is a pleasant person to work with, and was available to me when I needed her time. I always felt as she was giving her full attention to my issue. I've recommended Katherine to others already, and believe they have also had favorable results.

Rental property

After I found out my tenant was illegally renting out my unit via Air B&B, she helped me through the precess step by step with great patience. As a first time landlord, it is comforting to know there is someone on your side. I was provided with wealth of information of landlords right in San Francisco. She was dedicated and diligent through the process. I'll definitely hire her again for all my legal needs.

Hassle-free and peace of mind

Katherine helped through a shareholder buyout and other challenges that arose afterwards, including a subordination agreement with the company's financial institution. She was always a calming presence, and didn't speak lawyerisms to me, so I always felt that we were on the same level. And yet Katherine was very knowledgeable on a wide range of topics, and was able to present options or see things from a different angle that was instrumental in helping me make good decisions. If I ever find myself in a tough spot, I would call on Katherine's services again.