Gary R. Siniscalco Esq.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Siniscalco, Gary R.

Gary R. Siniscalco, Senior Counsel based in Orrick's San Francisco office, is a member of the firm's employment law group. Mr. Siniscalco has developed special expertise in equal opportunity, affirmative action (OFCCP) compliance, wrongful discharge, wage-and-hour matters and in working with companies on cross-border employment issues. His practice involves both employment litigation and counseling. He has handled numerous class actions, pattern and practice cases and government audits, in court and before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Department of Labor.

Mr. Siniscalco's extensive practice in class actions includes litigation, consent decree strategies and preventive advice. Mr. Siniscalco has also been designated as an expert or retained as special counsel in several federal court class actions. Mr. Siniscalco's counseling practice extends beyond the United States and includes assisting U.S. multinational companies in dealing with employee issues in foreign jurisdictions. He has written numerous articles on employment law. He was co-author of "The Law of Employment Discrimination from 1985-2010," Journal of the ABA Labor & Employment Law Section, Vol. 25, No. 3 (Spring 2010).

Some of Mr. Siniscalco’s current representations include several EEOC commissioner’s charge and individual claims of race and national origin discrimination in use of criminal background checks against a major financial services company; a commissioner’s charge alleging race discrimination in hiring and promotions; a multi-employee race promotion and pay case against a major retail store chain; EEOC Equal Pay Act investigations; and OFCCP systemic pay and promotion audits.

Prior to joining Orrick, Mr. Siniscalco served as regional counsel and senior trial attorney for the EEOC in San Francisco.

Mr. Siniscalco received his B.A. from Le Moyne College and J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

He is an Editor-in-Chief of the ABA/Bloomberg BNA treatise Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets in Employment Law: An International Survey, Volumes I and II.