People: Nick C. Geannacopulos, Partner

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Nick C. Geannacopulos

Partner

San Francisco
Direct: (415) 544-1025
Fax: (415) 397-8549
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Mr. Geannacopulos has been a partner with Seyfarth Shaw since 1992.  He has served in a variety of management positions including being the Managing Partner of the firm’s San Francisco office for over ten years.  He represents management in the area of labor and employment law.  His practice has a particular emphasis in the areas of traditional labor law and employment litigation, including discrimination under Title VII, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and general employment litigation.  His traditional labor relations experience includes extensive NLRB case handling experience, collective bargaining, NLRB trial experience, and over 30 years of litigating arbitration cases.

Mr. Geannacopulos’ clients include nationally recognized companies such as Chubb Insurance Company, Service Corp. International, Eagle Materials, Somers Building Maintenance, Dell Electronics, WinCo Foods, Ferrari of North America, Maxim Crane Works, and the San Francisco Opera.  He has also represented Chanel, Inc., in virtually every type of employment case, including labor and consumer like class actions, for approximately 20 years. 

Mr. Geannacopulos has represented employers throughout the United States in collective bargaining negotiations across a variety of industries including, automobile and transportation, agricultural related manufacturing, service industries, aerospace, mining and energy, retail, food industry, hospitality industry, and the performing arts.

Recognition

Mr. Geannacopulos has been named a Northern California "Super Lawyer" on multiple occasions.  In an independent survey of Fortune 1000 companies conducted by BTI Consulting Services, Mr. Geannacopulos has been recognized as one of the top 43 attorneys in the country for client service and reliability, as well as one of the top 28 labor and employment attorneys in the country for client service and reliability.  He has tried, arbitrated, and mediated just about every type of employment related case.

Mr. Geannacopulos has been a partner with Seyfarth Shaw since 1992.  He has served in a variety of management positions including being the Managing Partner of the firm’s San Francisco office for over ten years.  He represents management in the area of labor and employment law.  His practice has a particular emphasis in the areas of traditional labor law and employment litigation, including discrimination under Title VII, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and general employment litigation.  His traditional labor relations experience includes extensive NLRB case handling experience, collective bargaining, NLRB trial experience, and over 30 years of litigating arbitration cases.

Mr. Geannacopulos’ clients include nationally recognized companies such as Chubb Insurance Company, Service Corp. International, Eagle Materials, Somers Building Maintenance, Dell Electronics, WinCo Foods, Ferrari of North America, Maxim Crane Works, and the San Francisco Opera.  He has also represented Chanel, Inc., in virtually every type of employment case, including labor and consumer like class actions, for approximately 20 years. 

Mr. Geannacopulos has represented employers throughout the United States in collective bargaining negotiations across a variety of industries including, automobile and transportation, agricultural related manufacturing, service industries, aerospace, mining and energy, retail, food industry, hospitality industry, and the performing arts.

Recognition

Mr. Geannacopulos has been named a Northern California "Super Lawyer" on multiple occasions.  In an independent survey of Fortune 1000 companies conducted by BTI Consulting Services, Mr. Geannacopulos has been recognized as one of the top 43 attorneys in the country for client service and reliability, as well as one of the top 28 labor and employment attorneys in the country for client service and reliability.  He has tried, arbitrated, and mediated just about every type of employment related case.

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (1984)
  • B.S., Santa Clara University (1981)
    magna cum laude

Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington