Angela De La Housaye
Angela De La Housaye founded the business law firm of De La Housaye & Associates in 2000 in Los Angeles, California. It has since expanded to two additional cities in California, Walnut Creek & San Francisco. Ms. De La Housaye began her legal career in civil litigation with a focus on business protection, and uses this experiential knowledge in managing DLHA’s litigation strategy. Ms. De La Housaye also specializes in the transactional areas of business law, mergers and acquisitions, liability protection, business succession, trade secrets, and proprietary information protection, and employment matters for her clients.
Lindsay R. Meyer
Senior Employment Attorney
Lindsay R. Meyer is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Ms. Meyer’s practice is substantially devoted to advising clients on personnel policies and practices, wage and hour compliance, employment and severance agreements, conducting harassment and management training sessions, alternative dispute resolution, drafting employee handbooks and a wide variety of other employment issues. Ms. Meyer has represented numerous clients in a wide range of employment related matters, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, unfair competition, breach of contracts, and trade secret misappropriation, in both state and federal court, and before the CA Labor Commissioner, CA Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, CA Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Representing a wide variety of clients and businesses, Mr. Davis has more than 20 years of experience in real estate, probate, trusts and estates, and business disputes through all phases of litigation. He excels at achieving cost effective resolutions for his clients through his extensive network within the California legal community.
Deanna L. Maxfield
Deanna Maxfield brings a decade of litigation experience to DLHA. After graduating from
UCLA School of law, she moved to San Francisco and began working in the busy field of
landlord-tenant litigation for two years before finding her passion in employment law. Prior to
joining DLHA, Ms. Maxfield represented employees in matters including discrimination, failure
to accommodate disability, sexual harassment, wage and hour, and executive contract claims.
This perspective allows her to identify and address potential areas of liability for employers prior
to any legal action, as well as understand the most effective means of addressing employee
claims when they do arise.
Ms. Chao is a valued associate attorney at DLHA Law, working closely to support the litigation, transaction, and employment teams. Ms. Chao graduated from the University of the Pacific before entering Cornell Law School for her juris doctorate degree. During law school, she enjoyed various legal experiences, such as an internship with the Securities Exchange Commission, where she assisted attorneys in the evaluation of initial and annual corporate public filings. She also worked as a teaching assistant in legal and professional ethics, assisting fellow law students with navigating the professional rules of conduct.
Senior Transactional Attorney
Kellen Stevens is a senior transactional attorney for DLHA. His primary practice area encompasses commercial transactions and agreements, corporate governance, company formation and maintenance, M&A, real estate, trust and estates, intellectual property, and supporting clients in securing and protecting their rights and assets. He formerly worked in-house for financial institutions in San Francisco and New York, where he focused on derivative and debt financing agreements, compliance programs, and internal audits.
Timothy Vo is the litigation paralegal at DLHA, working closely with the legal team on case and trial support. Timothy graduated from the University of Washington in 2015 and has been working in civil litigation support since January 2016. His paralegal civil litigation experience spans many areas including personal injury, medical malpractice, and contract law. Timothy enjoys working with the litigation team on general civil, business, and labor law cases. When off of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife Theresa, and dog Benny.
B.A., University of Washington, Seattle
Political Science and International Studies
Heather J. Larsen
Office Manager/Public Relations
Heather Larsen joined the firm in 2008. She assists in the implementation of firm policies and procedures and skillfully manages administrative duties to ensure the smooth operation of the firm. Heather also efficiently handles client inquiries, scheduling and calendaring appointments and facilitates business development and coordinating events.
Legal Assistant / Billing Coordinator
Kala joined DLHA Law Group in 2022 and she has become a versatile team player, working extensively in client billing and providing legal support to the Attorneys & Paralegals. Kala has considerable experience working within the legal realm from her prior work as an Ambassador/Advocate helping current & former foster youth.
She has Associates Degrees in Language Arts and in Social Science. She is currently working towards achieving her BA in Political Science while obtaining her Paralegal Degree at Merritt College. In her free time, Kala enjoys going on adventures & hiking with her dog Mickey, and playing slow-pitch softball.