Sean Broderick focuses his practice on employment litigation and counseling, business disputes and professional liability defense in both state and federal courts. Mr. Broderick has represented private and public sector employers in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including all forms of alleged discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour matters, putative class actions, arbitrations under collective bargaining agreements, unfair labor practices and issues concerning union representation.
Mr. Broderick has defended companies and management in matters involving alleged trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, 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. Additionally, he 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 UCSF managers in interpreting and enforcing human resources policies and collective bargaining agreements with various unions. Thereafter, Mr. Broderick worked at several management-side employment litigation firms in San Francisco.
Mr. Broderick is a member of the California State Bar, all U.S. District Courts of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Broderick belongs to numerous bar associations, including the American Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Sacramento County Bar Association, American Inns of Court and California State Bar Section for Labor and Employment. He is fluent in Spanish and French.
J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, CA.
B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.