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Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall LLP is a boutique San Francisco law firm representing clients in employment, consumer, and commercial litigation cases. We counsel and represent employees and employers in employment law matters, represent clients in trade secret and commercial litigation cases, protect consumers in consumer fraud litigation, and prosecute false claims act claims on behalf of whistleblowers.

As former Am Law 100 attorneys, we offer clients the high-powered representation and exceptional work quality of a large San Francisco law firm, and the responsiveness and individual attention our clients expect from a small firm. We are selective in the cases we take so that we can devote our full attention to the clients whom we represent. Our reputation among judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel, and clients is impeccable. Please call or email us to learn more about what we can do for you.

Main Areas of Practice:

Employment Law:  Clients come to us because we are workplace problem solvers.  We know employment law inside out, and use that knowledge to achieve optimal results for the people and businesses we represent.  Our size, sophistication, and breadth of experience allow us to tailor an approach that best suits a client’s needs and goals.

Our expertise runs the gamut, from whistleblower, overtime, disability discrimination, and sexual harassment claims to workplace privacy and trade secret matters.  We provide businesses with compliance counseling and conduct workplace trainings and investigations,. We advise executives regarding whistleblower issues, executive compensation, non-compete agreements, and cross border contract disputes. 

Whistleblower litigation: We represent employees who have knowledge of fraud and unlawful conduct at the companies where they work.

Trade Secret and Non-Competition Law: We advise clients regarding the ins and outs of trade secret and anti-competition laws in California (including employee raiding, misappropriation claims, proprietary information and non-competition agreements, and related matters) and represent businesses and employees in trade secret litigation. 

Consumer Fraud:We represent victims in consumer and financial fraud litigation.


The 2013 "Best Law Firms" survey as published by U.S. News.

Partner recognition includes "SuperLawyers" listing, Top 100 Lawyers In Northern California, and the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.


Contact Information

100 Pine Street, Suite 2150
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-421-1800

Firm Attorneys

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John F. Hyland John F. Hyland Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall LLP
Practicing in: Employment Law - Management, Employment Law - Individuals
Practicing in: Employment Law - Management, Employment Law - Individuals

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    Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall LLP

    Contact Information

    100 Pine Street, Suite 2150
    San Francisco, CA 94111
    Phone: 415-421-1800


    Partners: 4
    Associates: 4
    Paralegals: 2
    Non-Legal Employees: 1

    Practice Areas

    Employment Law - Individuals
    Employment Law - Management
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
    Privacy and Data Security Law
    Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
    Qui Tam Law
    Trade Secrets Law