Rico S. Rosales
Rico Rosales has practiced employment law in Silicon Valley for over thirty years. He leads the Employment and Trade Secrets group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he has been a member since 1998. Rico’s practice encompasses all aspects of employment law, including advising clients and their boards on sensitive personnel and strategic matters. He has also worked with hundreds of technology companies in employee mobility, noncompete, and trade secret matters, including in dozens of court actions involving related disputes.
Rico is a frequent speaker on employment and employee mobility matters and has commented for numerous publications. For years, Rico has been identified as one of Silicon Valley’s best employment lawyers. In addition, he provides pro bono legal services to several Bay Area nonprofit organizations and has served on other nonprofit boards, including Menlo School, the Thrive Foundation for Youth, and Fresh Lifelines for Youth.
Rico is a former law clerk to the Honorable Zita L. Weinshienk of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. He is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. He is married with three adult children.