Of Counsel and General Counsel
Wendy Tice-Wallner specializes in employment law matters and has extensive experience with contract disputes, discrimination, harassment and employee tort and privacy claims, restrictive covenants, federal and state statutory and regulatory compliance and best practices in drafting and adhering to employment policies and procedures.
Ms. Tice-Wallner has served as appellate counsel in employment cases in the Second, Third and Ninth Circuits and has appeared in courts in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, New York and Utah. She handles a wide variety of employment and business law mediations and serves as a case consultant and expert witness. She also works as an independent investigator in addressing allegations of workplace discrimination and harassment.
Prior to joining Sideman & Bancroft, Ms. Tice-Wallner practiced employment law at Littler Mendelson P.C., and served as Littler’s Managing Director from 1999 to 2005.
Ms. Tice-Wallner is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California and serves as a mediator for the San Francisco Bar Association’s Early Settlement Program. She is a past member of the San Francisco Bar Association’s “No Glass Ceiling” Commission and a frequent writer and lecturer on issues of gender bias in professional service firms.
She contributed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act chapter to the ABA treatise, Employment Discrimination Law, 2nd edition, and has been a writer for, and editor of, the chapter on wrongful termination in past editions of Littler’s annual publication, The California Employer.
Ms. Tice-Wallner has been recognized in the National Law Journal’s Best Litigators in Employment Law and named in their “Top 100 California Attorneys Who Wield the Most Influence” list.
Listed in Northern California Super Lawyers®: 2004, 2006
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®: 2024
- General Study, London School of Economics 1973
- Newcomb College of Tulane University B.A. 1974, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
- Villanova University School of Law J.D. 1979, Editor, Villanova Law Review