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Sean Broderick

Sean Broderick

Attorney, Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, P.C.

Mr. Broderick focuses his practice on employment litigation in state and federal courts. Mr. Broderick represents private and public sector employers in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, wrongful termination, wages, breach of contract, unfair labor practices and issues concerning union representation. He has also defended employers in matters involving wage and hour class and PAGA representative actions. Mr. Broderick regularly advises employers regarding employment personnel matters, including employee misconduct, leaves of absence, employee classifications, reductions in force, use of independent contractors, employee mobility, and other issues pertaining to hiring, promotion, compensation, termination and unfair competition.

Mr. Broderick has defended businesses in matters involving trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, professional liability, infringement of copyrights, patents and trademarks, unfair business practices, and other business-related torts.

Mr. Broderick advises clients on information governance and e-discovery issues. Mr. Broderick has presented MCLE courses on e-discovery best practices, including managing large-scale e-discovery document reviews using automated predictive coding technology. Mr. Broderick has been a guest lecturer at the UC Berkeley Extension Employment Law Course for HR professionals.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Broderick served as a Labor Analyst at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center where he counseled and provided guidance and training to University managers in interpreting and enforcing human resources policies and collective bargaining agreements with the University’s various unions. Thereafter, Mr. Broderick worked at several management-side employment litigation firms in San Francisco.

Mr. Broderick obtained his B.A. degree in Spanish language and literature from the University of California, Berkeley. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco, School of Law.