Office of General Counsel
Marcia J. Canning
Chief Campus Counsel, UC San Francisco
Marcia J. Canning joined the Office of the General Counsel in October of 1981. Prior to joining the OGC she served as a trial attorney for the National Labor Relations Board. Ms. Canning's primary areas of practice while in this position included labor relations matters from the commencement of collective bargaining, employment litigation, grievances and administrative hearings involving faculty, residents and staff, advice regarding faculty misconduct cases and Constitutional issues related to privacy rights, drug testing and free speech and advice involving violence in the workplace, disability rights and issues related to the California Information Practices Act and the Public Records Act.
Ms. Canning became General Counsel for UC-Hastings College of the Law in 1998 and became the Chief Campus Counsel for the University of California San Francisco Campus in 2001 providing advice to both the Campus and the Medical Center.. She is a graduate of the University of Holy Names (B.A. 1970) and the UC-Hastings College of the Law (J.D. 1976).