Overview

George J. Tichy advises clients in employment and labor law matters involving:

  • Wrongful termination
  • Wage and hour
  • Civil rights litigation
  • Pension benefits
  • Labor management relations
  • Election drives
  • Collective bargaining
  • Labor reform legislation

He has argued cases before both state and federals courts, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He also appears before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and other state and federal agencies.

Additionally, George has testified before the United States Senate's Subcommittee on Labor and before the House's Subcommittee on Labor Management Relations concerning proposed Labor Reform. He also served as a panelist in various seminars involving labor relations and litigation.

George works with a diverse group of clients that includes:

  • Banking and financial institutions
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Warehouse and distributing companies
  • Trucking and cartage companies
  • Agricultural growers
  • Heating, sheet metal and plumbing companies
  • Private social clubs
  • Beer and soft drink distributors
  • Automobile dealers
  • Construction firms
  • Charitable and religious organizations

George has held numerous positions of leadership at Littler Mendelson. He formerly served as a name shareholder, vice chairman, and executive vice president and treasurer. He also is a former member of the Executive Committee and former chairman of the firm's Finance Committee. Previously, he served on behalf of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management as an Examiner for the selection of Administrative Law Judges.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Former Member

Board of Visitors

University of Minnesota Law School

Former Member, Board of Directors

Alumni Association

University of Minnesota Law School

Former General Counsel

Order of Malta - Western Association

Former Member, Board of Directors

Order of Malta - Western Association

Former Member, Board of Directors

Hillsborough Schools Foundation

Recognition

Named, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA

2012-2014

Named, Super Lawyer

Northern California

Super Lawyers

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Books & Book Chapters

  • The Developing Labor Law, BNA, Contributing Editor
  • Growers Handbook to the California Agricultural Relations Act, Co-Author: J.J. Meyers Jr., San Joaquin Nisei Farmers League, 1977

Education

  • J.D., University of Minnesota, 1967
  • B.A., University of Oregon, 1964With Honors

Bar Admission

California
Washington

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • US District Court: Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan