Olivia Dopler


Olivia Dopler is a partner at Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners, P.C. Her practice focuses on real estate litigation, primarily residential and commercial landlord-tenant disputes in the San Francisco Bay Area. Olivia has tried cases in civil court, represented clients in rent board arbitrations, mediated disputes, and negotiated numerous settlements on behalf of her clients.

Olivia earned her B.A. in political science from the University of California, Davis, where she graduated with highest honors and received the Clyde Jacobs and Larry Peterman Distinguished Scholar Award. She received her J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California, and she served as an associated editor on the Golden Gate University Law Review.

Olivia is a member of the State Bar of California. She has also been named to the Northern California “Rising Stars” list published in the Super Lawyers Magazines from 2018-2020. Each year, no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

California, 2013


Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
     J.D. – 2012
     Law Review: Golden Gate University Law Review, Associate Editor, 2010 – 2012

University of California, Davis, Davis, California
     B.A. summa cum laude – 2008

Published Works

“Appeals Court Upholds SF Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Section 8 Tenants”, Small Property Owners of San Francisco Institute, Vol. 20, No. 6, June 2018

Residential Landlord-Tenant Subsection Hosts Networking Mixer for Real Property Attorneys, California State Bar Real Property Law Section E-Bulletin, December 2014

Classes and Seminars

Honors and Awards

Selected to the Northern California “Rising Stars” list published in the Super Lawyers Magazines, 2018-2020

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