Marc L. Jacuzzi

Director Attorney


Marc L. Jacuzzi is a Director with the firm of Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, P.C., where he focuses on employment law matters.  Bringing 30 years of employment law experience, Mr. Jacuzzi represents employers in Wage & Hour Class Actions, Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims, civil rights actions (including claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and other state discrimination statutes), trade secret misappropriation claims, wage claims, wrongful termination claims, unfair business practices claims, contract disputes and various tort claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, various other state agencies and in state and federal courts.

Mr. Jacuzzi’s practice also involves employment law counseling where he regularly advises clients regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship, including hiring and termination issues, wage and hour requirements, employee classification issues, civil rights/discrimination issues, commission plans, employment contracts, employee handbooks and policies, confidential information agreements, reductions in force, leaves of absence issues, employment audits, M&A employment issues, and violence in the workplace issues and I-9 audits.

Mr. Jacuzzi also conducts in-house training programs on a number of employment law topics and is a regular speaker at regional and national employment law conferences, seminars and webinars.

Mr. Jacuzzi earned his B.A. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his J.D. degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.  He is a member of the State Bar of California, California Bar Association, State Bar of Colorado, Colorado Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the San Francisco and Contra Costa County Bar Associations.Each year for the past 11 years, Mr. Jacuzzi has been nominated by his peers for professional achievement as a California Super Lawyer – Employment Litigation.  In 2013, the San Francisco Chronical cited Mr. Jacuzzi as one of the “Top Rated Lawyers”. In 2015, the San Francisco Magazine rated Mr. Jacuzzi among the “Top Attorneys in Northern California”.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Labor and Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1994
  • Colorado, 1995


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. – 1994
  • University of California, Los Angeles, California
    • B.A.


  • Regular Presenter at Employment Law Seminars
    • National Business Institute 
    • BLR 
    • Employer Research Institution 
    • HR Hero
    • Lorman
    • NCHRA
    • California EDD/EAC

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Colorado
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • California Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • San Francisco Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Northern California Human Resources Association, Co-Chair, Legislative Affairs Committee Tri-Valley Board of Directors, 2005 – Present
  • Colorado Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Cooley LLP, Associate, 1995 – 2002


  • Sigma Chi