Mr Anthony Oncidi > Proskauer Rose LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP
LOS ANGELES, CA 90067-3206
United States
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Work Department

Labor & Employment


Anthony J. Oncidi is the co-chair of Proskauer’s Labor & Employment Law Department and heads the West Coast Labor & Employment group in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Tony represents employers and management in all aspects of labor relations and employment law, including litigation and preventive counseling, wage and hour matters, including class actions, wrongful termination, employee discipline, Title VII and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, executive employment contract disputes, sexual harassment training and investigations, workplace violence, drug testing and privacy issues, Sarbanes-Oxley claims and employee raiding and trade secret protection. A substantial portion of Tony’s practice involves the defense of employers in large class actions, employment discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination litigation in state and federal court as well as arbitration proceedings, including FINRA matters.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

(Leading lawyers)

Anthony Oncidi –Proskauer Rose LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP stands out for its excellent reputation when acting for universities, professional sports leagues and companies in the financial services, media and healthcare sectors. It is involved in litigation and arbitration, with a recurring focus on class and collective actions, wage and hour disputes, labor management and employment counselling. The group is jointly led by New-York based Neil Abramson, who has expertise in complex collective bargaining disputes, and California-based Anthony Oncidi; he is well versed in acting as lead counsel for clients in the media and entertainment industries. In Boston, Mark Batten is recognized for his work in class actions, although he often acts as counsel for employment-related issues too. Elise Bloom in New York has over 30 years of experience and is noted as a key contact for wage and hour disputes and class and collective actions, while Keisha-Ann Gray in the same office focuses on discrimination and harassment matters. Also in New York, senior counsel Michelle Annese has experience representing clients before relevant courts in connection with discrimination and retaliation issues.

United States > Labor and employment > Workplace and employment counseling

Proskauer Rose LLP operates a large, international labor and employment practice, with over 140 lawyers based across nine offices in the US, UK and Europe. The practice is sought by clients operating in the sports, entertainment and real estate industries, amongst others. The team is led by Neil Abramson in New York, who handles complex collective bargaining cases, and Los Angeles-based co-chair Anthony Oncidi, who advises on high-profile employment cases, with a particular emphasis on the media and entertainment sectors. Other key practitioners include trial lawyer Keisha-Ann Gray in New York, and Washington DC-based partner Guy Brenner, who has particular experience in non-compete and trade secrets matters.

United States > Labor and employment > Labor-management relations

Proskauer Rose LLP has great experience in representing management in labor relations matters, advising employers on union-organizing situations. The firm represents a large number of sports leagues, universities and media organizations. The practice is led by New York-based Neil Abramson, who leads collective bargaining disputes with transit and railroad workers, teachers and emergency services, and Los Angeles-based Anthony Oncidi. New York-based Bernard Plum brings his years of experience as a spokesperson for entertainment and media companies into his present legal work representing companies in the sport, theatre and live events industries. Also New York-based, Paul Salvatore negotiates industry collective bargaining agreements including real estate, construction and education. New York’s Steven Porzio assists both unionized and non-unionized companies in a range of labor relations matters.