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Gina Roccanova, Leading Labor and Employment Attorney, Joins Meyers Nave

OAKLAND – Meyers Nave proudly announces that Gina Roccanova has joined the firm as Principal and Co-Chair of the statewide Labor and Employment Practice Group. For nearly 20 years, Gina has been providing public and private clients with extensive experience in negotiations, counseling, litigation, arbitration and training.

Gina’s career includes a decade of service as a Deputy City Attorney on the Labor Team in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office where she represented management in labor negotiations with numerous employee groups as legal counsel and lead negotiator; successfully defended the City in litigation, arbitration and unfair labor practice proceedings; and supervised disciplinary and public integrity investigations. Reflecting her highly regarded public service and legal expertise, in 2013 San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee appointed Gina to a six-year term on the San Francisco Civil Service Commission, which oversees all aspects of City employment and serves both a policy-making and adjudicatory function.

Gina has also handled employment matters for private and non-profit entities in the health care, education, hospitality, marketing, and technology sectors, among others. She has particular expertise in the areas of discrimination, accommodation, leave of absence laws, wage-and-hour law, and NLRB enforcement in non-unionized workplaces. Gina is a California State Bar certified mediator. Gina earned a JD from the University of Michigan Law School and a BA from Yale College.

“Gina Roccanova has an outstanding reputation for helping clients with complex, challenging and highly sensitive labor and employment matters. She also is a great team leader and an inspirational member of California’s legal community. We look forward to her joining the Meyers Nave family, “ said David Skinner, Managing Principal of Meyers Nave.

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About Meyers Nave’s Labor and Employment Practice: Founded in 1986, Meyers Nave continues to expand with nearly 70 attorneys providing a comprehensive range of legal services to clients throughout California. The firm’s Labor and Employment Practice attorneys represent public and private clients in all types of state and federal labor and employment matters. The Daily Journal has recognized the practice with accolades including “Top Defense Verdict of the Year,” “Top 75 Labor & Employment Attorneys,” “Top 25 Municipal Lawyers” and “Top 100 Lawyers.”