Gary Singer

Board Member, UCI Alumni AssociationGary Singer

Senior Advisor, RSI Holding LLC


UC Irvine – 1974, B.A., social sciences

Loyola Marymount University – 1977, J.D.


Gary Singer serves as a Senior Advisor to RSI Holding and RSI Development. He is Chair of the Simon Foundation for Education and Housing. He held an associate and partner position at O'Melveny & Meyers LLP in Newport Beach for over 36 years until his retirement on December 31, 2013. He is the former Chair of the Transactions Department and the former Managing Partner of the Newport Beach office. Singer practiced corporate, business, and securities law, with a focus on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate financing matters. Singer’s breadth of legal experience enables him to successfully represent a broad range of interests, from family-owned businesses to large public companies.

Admitted to Practice: U.S. District Court, Central District of California; California State Bar

Board Service: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., 1993-2010; University of California, U.C. Irvine Foundation, 1998-2004; 2008-present; Irvine Barclay Theatre, 1990-1998, 2000-2010, California Chamber of Commerce, 1998-2004; Human Options, 1982-1986; Orange County Business Committee of the Arts, 1999-2000; Dean’s Advisory Council, University of California, Irvine School of Law; Loyola Law School Board of Advisors, 2005-current.

Former Chair: Orange County Bar Association, Corporate and Business Law Section; California Chamber of Commerce, Committee on Product Liability and Tort Reform, 1998-2005; Irvine Barclay Theatre, 1993-96, 2006-2007; U.C. Irvine Chancellor’s Club.

Lecturer: Continuing Legal Education, Merger and Acquisition Practice; California Continuing Education of the Bar; California State Bar Association; Euromoney Conference; UCI International Business Seminar; KPMG Audit Committee Institute, Forum for Corporate Directors; USC Corporate Governance Summit.