Peter Scott Rukin

Peter Scott Rukin

Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • California, New York
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As a partner with San Francisco's Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP, Peter Rukin represents Bay Area clients in a wide array of complex litigation matters, including employment, wage and hour, and business disputes. Mr. Rukin has built a reputation as a thoughtful and strong advocate for his clients, whatever their disputes may be. Mr. Rukin specializes in complex litigation, with a focus on wage and hour and equal employment opportunity claims. Since 2003, as class counsel he has recovered tens of millions of dollars on behalf of thousands of California employees and consumers. Peter also represents clients with respect to their individual employment law claims, including claims for discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, whistleblower retaliation, and mass layoff/ WARN Act violations. Mr. Rukin received his B.A. from the University of Illinois in 1988, and his law degree from New York University School of Law in 1991. He is admitted to practice law in California, Illinois and New York, as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Rukin has received the peer-rated distinction of AV-Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP
New York University School of Law
J.D. (1991)
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University of Illinois - Chicago
B.A. (1988)
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 178336
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
San Francisco Employment Lawyer
San Francisco Wrongful Termination Lawyer
San Francisco Discrimination Attorney
San Francisco Sexual Harassment Lawyer
The Personnel Files: Your A to Z California Workplace Law Blog
Contact & Map
Oakland Office
1939 Harrison Street, Ste. 290
Oakland, CA 94612
Toll-Free: (415) 421-1800
Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP
201 Mission Street #1250
San Francisco, CA 94105
Telephone: (415) 421-1800
Fax: (415) 421-1700
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