Steve Ganotis
VP & Associate General Counsel
First Republic Bank


Steve Ganotis is Vice President and Associate General Counsel at First Republic Bank since 2017, where he advises executive management, Human Resources and business partners on law and employment issues, wage and hour compliance, internal investigations, employee discipline and termination matters, retaliation and harassment, and numerous other matters.

Prior to joining First Republic Bank, Steve spent five years as Senior Director and In-House Counsel specializing in labor and employment at 24 Hour Fitness.  Prior to that, Steve spent seven years working in labor and employment litigation, most recently with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and with Payne & Fears LLP before that.

Steve earned his JD from the University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and his B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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