Daniel Bornstein, Esq.






Daniel Bornstein provides sophisticated legal services to clients in San Francisco, Oakland, and throughout the Bay Area. He doesn't just counsel, but invests in the success of each, leading them toward the achievement of their real estate business.

Daniel Bornstein, Esq.
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As the founding attorney of Bornstein Law, Broker of Record for Bay Property Group and expert witness, Daniel Bornstein is a well-respected expert in landlord-tenant disputes and other real estate issues with over 23 years of experience in handling real estate and civil litigation related disputes in and throughout the Bay Area.
His expertise in property management, landlord-tenant relations, landlord standards of care, leasing, rent control, and all manner of complex real estate litigation has made him a leader in the Bay Area’s real estate landscape.
More than a litigator, Daniel manages rental properties, assists in completing real estate transactions and is well known for his educational seminars. Numerous professional entities, including the California Department of Real Estate, have invited Daniel to lecture on issues germane to landlords, property managers, and real estate professionals alike.
He was a director of the Rental Housing Association of Northern Alameda County and is a member of a number of local, state, and national organizations, including the San Francisco Association of Realtors, the National Association of Residential Property Managers, the California Apartment Association and the Real Property Law Section of the California State Bar.
He has also volunteered with the AIDS Legal Referral Panel since 1997.
After earning a B.A. Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan, Daniel went on to UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, where he was a staff editor of the journal International Tax & Business Lawyer.





The landlord lawyers at Bornstein Law fiercely protect the rights of property owners in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Mountain View, San Jose, Hayward, Alameda and throughout the Bay Area. Our core competency is providing legal representation in landlord-tenant disputes, including rent control, just cause evictions, Owner Move In Eviction/Relative Move In Eviction provisions, nuisance issues and other lease breaches such as Airbnb and other subletting restrictions. We can also facilitate in in-law unit planning or legalizing an illegal in-law unit, and assist in a host of other complex real estate litigation matters.






Daniel Bornstein's colleagues include Kathryn Quetel, Daniel Cheung and Liana Ayrapetan.