Gail Blanchard-Saiger

California Hospital Association


Gail Blanchard-Saiger provides leadership for state legislative and regulatory issues related to hospital human resources (HR) and labor relations. She has more than 20 years of experience as a labor and employment law attorney representing hospitals and health systems.  She is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration and serves on its Advocacy Committee.  She is a frequent speaker and author on health care workplace law issues. 

Gail served as special counsel/senior counsel at Foley and Lardner, LLP, as well as in-house labor & employment law counsel for a transportation company.  Prior to attending law school, she worked as an HR manager at a nonprofit senior service agency.

Gail received a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and her law degree from the University of California, King Hall School of Law, where she was a Law Review editor and graduated Order of the Coif. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Garland E. Burrell, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of California. Gail is a member of the California State Bar.