San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111

3 Parkcenter Drive
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825


J.D., University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • Moot Court Honors Board
  • Recipient, Highest honors in oral advocacy

B.A., University of Redlands


2017 Client Choice Award

Rising Stars® distinction in the fields of Employment & Labor (2009 -2015, Law & Politics)

Attended the FDCC’s Leadership Institute at the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business

Legal & Legislative Chair for the Peninsula Chapter of the Northern California Human Resources Association


Mark S. Posard is a senior partner in the San Francisco and Sacramento offices of Gordon & Rees since 2003. He has a diverse commercial litigation and trial practice which focuses on employment, cyber liability, representation of Directors and Officers and sub-specialties defending common interest developments (i.e., Homeowner Associations).  He has won numerous jury trials and binding arbitrations, in addition to resolving many cases through mediation. Mr. Posard has significant experience representing businesses and management in virtually every area of employment law, including discrimination, workplace harassment, ADA/disability claims (including online access issues), compensation, unfair competition, trade secret violations, unfair labor practices, OSHA, and wage and hour class actions. Mr. Posard also routinely assists management with workplace investigations and preventative business and employment counseling.

Mr. Posard represents clients nationwide, and has experience in other fields including transportation, cargo, tort and product liability, intellectual property, residential and commercial real estate matters, business litigation and many other areas of civil litigation. Representative clients of Mr. Posard include EPL, D&O, PL, Cyber and Casualty insurers, large and small hospitality and transportation companies, national development companies and many California education institutions (from preschool through post-grad).

Mr. Posard has an array of personal interests. Among them is his passion for world travel. This year Mr. Posard and family will be experiencing their first Disney cruise.