Rebecca A. Hull

Of Counsel

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Rebecca Hull is Of Counsel in the San Francisco office of GRSM.  Rebecca has extensive knowledge, experience and background in ERISA claims and fiduciary liability litigation and advice, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation and advice. Her experience also includes labor and employment, including employment contract disputes, wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment claims and employer training, theft of trade secrets and non-compete issues, federal qui tam litigation (allegations of provider Medicare/Medicaid fraud), ADA employment and access claims and advice, and class actions alleging diverse substantive legal issues.


    • California State Bar
    • U.S. District Court, California (all Districts)
    • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Ninth Circuits


    • Member of the State Bar of California
    • Member of Defense Research Institute (Insurance and Life, Health & Disability Committees)
    • Trustee of Hastings 1066 Foundation, 1990-2008 (President, 2002-2004)
  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience

    Representative Experience

    • Litigation experience includes jury and bench trials of claims alleging ERISA fiduciary liability and life, health, disability and pension benefit disputes; insurance coverage and bad faith disputes; wrongful termination; wage and hour disputes; race, age, and gender discrimination and harassment; breach of contract; and antitrust violations.
    • Successfully defended and resolved hundreds of suits against insurers, employers and other large business entities 
  • Publications & Presentations

    Publications and Presentations

    Frequent speaker and author; partial listing includes:
    • “ERISA Basics for Underwriters and Claim Handlers” (client presentations, various)
    • “Employment Law Basics for Underwriters and Claim Handlers” (client presentations, various)
    • “The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1947 (“ERISA”) and Its Impact on Liability Exposures” (client presentations, various)
    • “Selected Topics in Fiduciary Liability” (client presentations, various)
    • Overview of Americans with Disabilities Act” (client presentations, various)
    • “A Morning with the ADA” (presentation to professional association)
    • “Texas Broadens HMO and MCO Liability,” Sedgwick byline
    • “Leased Employees and Independent Contractors May Have Pension Rights,” Sedgwick byline
    • “Did You Know That . . .”, Sedgwick Employment Law Briefings
    • “How to Avoid Being ‘Bitten’ By COBRA,” Sedgwick Corporate Wellness series (presentation to employers)
  • Education


    • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (1981)
      • Thurston Honor Society
      • Associate Managing Editor, Hastings Law Journal
      • Order of the Coif
    • University of California at Berkeley, A.B. (history)