Cary KletterCary Kletter

Licensed in California and New York

Cary Kletter is an experienced trial attorney practicing in the areas of employment law, business litigation, civil rights, real estate disputes and ERISA claims, among others. Mr. Kletter, who has been working for law firms since 1993, was a general litigation associate with the Manhattan law firm Rosenberg & Estis prior to moving to the Bay Area in 2000. Mr. Kletter has represented corporate executives, classes of individuals, business entities, non-profit organizations and public entities in both Federal and State court as well as before administrative agencies such as the CA Division of Labor Standards and Enforcement. Mr. Kletter has represented more than 10,000 litigants in California courts and arbitrations.

Mr. Kletter has extensive alternative dispute resolution experience and has represented clients in numerous mediations and other ADR forums. He graduated from Brandeis University in June 1992, obtained a law degree from Hofstra Law School in May 1995 and also took classes at Harvard University. Mr. Kletter is licensed to practice law in the states of California and New York, and numerous federal districts including the Northern and Southern District Courts of California and the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York.

Mr. Kletter in a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and has received more than twenty awards for his work as an attorney. He is a member of the Million Dolar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Millon Dolar Advocates Forum. In October 2004, he was named Attorney of the Year by the AIDS Legal Referral Panel. In June 2003 he was named the volunteer of the month by the Volunteer Legal Services Program of the Bar Association of San Francisco. He has also received comendations from the California Senate and the U.S. House of Representative. Mr. Kletter is also a California licensed real estate broker.

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Darya Landa

Law Clerk

Darya Landa is a graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law. Ms. Landa was born in Moscow, Russia and speaks fluent Russian and Spanish.   Through her work, she has shown a commitment to helping underprivileged communities.

Prior to law school, Ms. Landa worked as a paralegal at the Law Office of Robert B. Jobe, helping clients win asylum and cancellation of removal.  Additionally, she volunteered at the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo, frequently helping tenants with their eviction cases.  While in law school, she interned at the Workers’ Rights Clinic at the Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center and served on the board of the Labor and Employment Law Society Association.  Ms. Landa earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University majoring in Political Science.  She enjoys hiking, museums, and spending time with her family.



Rachel Hallam

Rachel Hallam is an attorney practicing exclusively in employment law. Prior to joining Kletter Law, Ms. Hallam clerked at the Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges in San Francisco where she drafted decisions and orders under various federal employment and labor statutes. She also worked as a contract attorney for several plaintiff-side employment law firms in addition to contributing to a research project for the Center for Work Life Law.

Ms. Hallam graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, magna cum laude in May 2015. While in law school, Ms. Hallam focused her coursework in employment law and formulated research focusing on breastfeeding discrimination and accommodations in the workplace for the Center for Work Life Law. She also externed at the Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges and for a small boutique plaintiff-side employment law firm. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Hallam graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley, double majoring in Psychology and Sociology. She enjoys going to the gym, climbing, and attending Warriors games.

Kletter Law - San Mateo
1900 S. Norfolk Street, Suite 350
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: 650.577.2336