Richard K. Grosboll is an adjunct Professor at U.C. Hastings College of the Law having a specialty in employee benefits. He is the managing partner of Neyhart. Anderson, Flynn & Grosboll, a San Francisco law firm specializing in representing labor unions and employee benefit plans. His firm represents numerous unions and multi-employer pension, health care and apprentice plans. He serves as lead counsel on several Pension and Health Care Trust Funds in the Sheet Metal, Electrical, Plumbing and Pipefitting and Bricklayer industries. He also works on behalf of numerous employee benefit plans for members of the Amalgamated Transit Union (“ATU”).
Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked as a law clerk for California Supreme Court Justice Mathew Tobriner, the founder of his law firm, which was established in 1935. (Future Supreme Court Justice Joseph Grodin was also a partner in the Firm.) He also was a law clerk for the Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Division. He joined the Neyhart Anderson Firm in 1984 and has been a shareholder in the firm since 1989. He has served as the Co-Chair of the Welfare Benefits Section of the American Bar Association (“ABA”) Employee Benefits Committee and was a Chapter Editor of Employee Benefits Law, Second Edition, an employee benefits treatise published by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law. He has been a speaker at numerous employee benefit conferences and seminars. He formerly served as an Adjunct Profession at Golden Gate University School of Law.
He has been active in the San Francisco community and with non-profit entities, having served on numerous boards and committees. He is President of North Beach Citizens, a non-profit organization which provides assistance to low-income and homeless individuals in San Francisco and is a former Chair and Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. He serves as the Second Vice President of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board of directors.