Optimum Employment Lawyers, provides high-quality legal services for employees, with no up-front costs. Our legal team has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, thorough, and effective legal representation for California workers.

Our attorneys have years of experience and a proven track record of success. When we take on a client, we treat you like a client, not a file. You will never have trouble contacting us, because we make it a point to be there for you.

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Dean Ho

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When employers ignore the law, or even worse, act as if they are above the law, timely and decisive action needs to take place. Not holding employers accountable for legal violations not only sends a dangerous message to employees, but to society as a whole. Dean strongly believes there is no place for workplace injustice and passionately fights employers to hold them accountable for their legal violations.


Dean devotes his practice to representing employees, individually and in class actions, in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination, retaliation, and misclassification of employees. Prior to practicing law, Dean worked in Silicon Valley as a software information developer for Oracle Corporation.

  • Juris Doctor, Loyola Law School 
  • Master of Arts, Carnegie Mellon University 
  • Bachelor of ArtsCarnegie Mellon University

Prior to opening the firm, Dean practiced at a prominent employment law firm in Orange County where he honed his skills as a tough litigator and compassionate adviser.  Dean has law and motion writing experience at the trial and appellate levels and has appeared before judges in bench trials, trials, and three-judge appellate panels. 

Dean served as judicial extern to the Honorable Oswald Parada, Magistrate Judge, of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. 

Dean has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2017, 2018, and 2021—a recognition awarded to only 2.5% of attorneys. Dean has also been recognized as achieving one of the largest employment law settlements in California for 2017.