Gary Gansle leads our California Labor & Employment Practice. He has more than 18 years of experience working with companies from start-ups to the Fortune 100, both in Silicon Valley and throughout California. Gary’s practice largely consists of litigating the full range of employment-related causes of action and providing expert and practical advice to clients on employment law issues.
Gary has developed a reputation as a dynamic speaker and trainer from the employment law training that he has presented to clients both nationally and internationally. Additionally, Gary collaborates with companies and senior executives in the negotiation and drafting of executive compensation agreements and provides expert advice on employment law issues arising in the mergers and acquisitions context (including integration issues post-merger).
Gary has been honored by the Bar Association of San Francisco as an Outstanding Volunteer in Public Service Award for his legal work with nonprofit organizations and has received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the University of North Texas. He was also the recipient of the Ronald McNair Memorial Research Fellowship at the University of North Texas and the University of Virginia School of Law's Roy H. Ritter Scholarship.
Gary is a member of the California State Bar Association, Bar Association of San Francisco and Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom.