Bob Luckinbill joined GCA Law Partners LLP as a partner in May 1995. Prior to joining the firm, he was an attorney with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California.
Mr. Luckinbill’s practice focuses on counseling and litigation in the areas of employment, commercial and business disputes, real estate and intellectual property. He appears regularly in state and federal trial and appellate courts and arbitrations, as well as before administrative bodies, such as the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the California Labor Commissioner.
Mr. Luckinbill seeks to represent his clients in the most efficient way possible. In each case, he analyzes the desirability and necessity of litigation, exploring informal and formal dispute resolution techniques when their use is in his client’s best interests. He also utilizes litigation strategies to best achieve client objectives.
In addition, Mr. Luckinbill advises both high tech and low tech companies and individuals in all aspects of employment law. These include areas such as hiring, employee relations, employee classifications, employee discipline and terminations, leaves, investigations, employment policies and handbooks, wage and hour, and various other areas.
Mr. Luckinbill serves as a Commissioner on the City of Santa Clara’s Historical & Landmarks Commission. His term runs through June 30, 2015. Mr. Luckinbill also serves regularly as a Temporary Judge at the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara and has served as a mediator in a number of matters. He also regularly writes articles on topics relevant to his law practice, focusing primarily on issues relating to employment law.
Mr. Luckinbill graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing, from California State University, Stanislaus in 1983. He graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctorate degree from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California in 1987. Mr. Luckinbill was the Managing Editor of the Santa Clara Law Review and was also named the Best Oral Advocate in the constitutional law competition of the Santa Clara Moot Court Competition.