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Robyn A. Leonard


(415) 875-4389
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San Francisco
315 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94111


J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law

  • Denver Journal of International Law & Policy
  • Kent Whitford Shelton Memorial Scholar
  • Studied at the Prague School of Economics in the Czech Republic

B.S., Business Administration, The Ohio State University

  • Pi Beta Phi

Robyn Leonard is a Partner in the San Francisco office of GRSM and is a member of the Maritime Law, Employment Law, and Commercial Litigation practice groups.

In her employment litigation practice, Robyn defends employers in a variety of legal claims including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour matters, employee classifications issues, retaliation, breach of contract, and other related matters.

She has experience representing insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured employers in matters arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and the Defense Base Act. She handles all aspects of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, complex settlements, mediation, trial, and appellate work. Robyn has successfully defended cases brought before the Office of Administrative Law Judges and the Benefits Review Board. She began her legal practice defending workers’ compensation cases brought under the California Labor Code.


  • California
  • U.S. District Courts, Northern and Eastern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Community Involvement

  • Marina Chateau HOA, Board of Directors, 2023-Present
  • Little Trooper Ranch, Board of Directors, 2021-Present
  • Wingtip, Board of Directors, 2019-2022
  • International Paw Angels, Flight Volunteer, 2019
  • Slaughterhouse Survivors, Flight Volunteer, 2018
  • Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation, Flight Volunteer, 2017
  • Empire Mock Trial, Mock Trial Judge, 2016
  • University of California, Berkeley, Mock Trial Judge, 2016
  • Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA, Golf Committee Member, 2014-2015
  • San Francisco SPCA, Volunteer, 2011-2020
Publications & Presentations