Mary Patricia Hough & Gary E. Moss Lead Counsel Rated

Law Offices of Moss & Hough

Employment Lawyer | Serving San Francisco, CA

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1388 Sutter St. Suite 1210
San Francisco, CA 94109

Strong Employment Representation

As experienced San Francisco Labor and Employment attorneys, we understand that there are few situations more frustrating and discouraging than being a victim of employment discrimination.

Our firm is a premier legal partnership serving the residents of the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond since 1986. Gary E. Moss and Mary Patricia Hough, the firm's founding partners, have more than 50 collective years of litigation experience, and have established a well-deserved reputation as being two of the most effective employment lawyers throughout California.

We prosecute harassment and discrimination cases on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin and religion, but also handle retaliation, whistleblower and wrongful termination issues. We care about our clients, and will fight for your rights if you entrust us with your case.

Contact our firm today if you or a loved one needs legal assistance with any of the following matters:

  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Unpaid or Improperly Calculated Overtime or Minimum Wages
  • Meal Period Issues
  • Class Actions
  • Independent Contractor vs. Employee
  • Exempt/Non-Exempt Status (Salary/Hourly)
  • Labor Commissioner Hearings
  • Compensation and Breach of Contract Issues
  • Severance Agreements
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Termination and Retaliation Claims
  • Human Resources Advice
  • Executive/Shareholder Dispute
  • Compensation Issues
  • Commissions

Along with a full staff of attorneys, legal assistants and administrative specialists, we care about employee rights, and are committed to protecting and enforcing those rights. If we agree to represent you it will be because we believe your claim is just, and we can get you the compensation you deserve.

If you or someone you know needs the assistance of an experienced San Francisco Labor and Employment attorney, call the Law Offices of Moss & Hough today at 415-523-0311, or complete the contact form provided on this site to arrange for a free consultation.

Attorney Profiles

Attorney Gary E. Moss

Bar Admissions:

  • 1969; California & U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.


  • San Francisco State University (B.A. 1965)
  • University of San Francisco (J.D. 1968)
    • Member, Moot Court Board
    • Staff Member, University of San Francisco Law Review 1967-1968
    • McAuliffe Honor Society


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Faculty Member, Hastings College of Trial and Appellate Practice 1977-1979 
  • Member, Board of Governors and Executive Committee, San Francisco 
  • State Bar of California
    • Delegate, State Bar Convention 1978-1979
    • Alternate Delegate, State Bar Convention 1977, 1980, 1981
  • Lawyers Club of San Francisco
    • Member, Board of Governors, 1978-1982
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, Board of Directors 1975-1978
    • Chair, Membership Committee 1977-1978
    • Co-Chair, Program Committee 1979-1980
    • Treasurer 1979
    • Secretary 1980-1981
    • Vice President 1982
  • California Trial Lawyers Association
  • Lawyers Club of San Francisco
    • Member, Board of Governors 1977-1981
    • Chair, Start-Up Program 1977-1980 
    • Attorney Reference Panel 1978-1980 
    • Preceptor Program 1980-1981

Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Business Litigation, Labor & Employment Discrimination


Attorney Mary Patricia Hough

Bar Admissions:

  • 1982; California & U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.


  • Western College for Women (B.A. 1973)
  • Duquesne University School of Law
  • Golden Gate University (J.D. 1982)


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Trial Court Coordination Program Representative 1991
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, State Bar of California
  • California Women Lawyers Association
  • Queen’s Bench, 1990-Present
    • President, 1996
    • Board of Directors, 1994-1999
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
    • Board of Directors, 1994-1999 
    • Chair, Complaint Bank Committee, 1998
  • Lawyers Club
  • Rutter Group Faculty
  • McFetridge Inns of Court, 1998-2000

Former Board Member of the statewide Kaiser Oversight Committee, which is dedicated to keeping the mandatory arbitration of claims against Kaiser Permanente Hospitals a fair and neutral process.

 Practice Areas:

  • Civil Litigation, Labor & Employment Discrimination, Personal Injury

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