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Proskauer Rose LLP

2049 CENTURY PARK EAST, 32ND FLOOR, LOS ANGELES, CA 90067-3206, USA
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Anthony Oncidi

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Proskauer Rose LLP

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Labor & Employment

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Anthony Oncidi heads the Labor & Employment Law Group in Proskauer’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, 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 significant portion of his practice involves the defense of employers in large class actions, employment discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination litigation in state and federal court.


United States: Intellectual property

Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Within: Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Proskauer Rose LLP’s group counts high-profile names in entertainment, sports, life sciences and the arts among its clients. The team is also active in financial services, handling matters ranging from restrictive covenants to unfair competition claims for companies such as MetLife and Citizens Financial Group. It continues to assist Creative Artists Agency with claims of tortious interference, unfair competition and breach of contract against its former employees hired by United Talent Agency; Anthony Oncidi in Los Angeles and Guy Brenner in Washington DC are leading the advice. The American Diabetes Association is also a client. Joseph Baumgarten and Elise Bloom head the department from New York, where John Barry, Gregory Rasin and Steven Kayman are also noted.

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United States: Labor and employment

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Within: Leading lawyers

Anthony Oncidi - Proskauer Rose LLP

Within: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Proskauer Rose LLP’s ‘exceptional’ team is ‘full of talented individuals’ and defends clients in a range of sectors, including legal, retail, sports, education, media, entertainment and financial services. The ‘outstandingElise Bloom - who heads the team alongside Joseph Baumgarten - Howard Ganz, Adam Lupion, Neil Abramson, Howard Robbins and Michael Lebowich are representing Major League Baseball and 29 clubs in a wage and hour putative class action brought by minor league baseball players. Allan Bloom represented Blue Hill Farm in a class action case filed by restaurant workers who brought claims for unpaid and improper tip pooling allegations. Bloom is also representing HSBC, alongside Steven Pearlman in Chicago, in various employment class and single-plaintiff actions. Pearlman and Keisha-Ann Gray represented MetLife in a putative nationwide race discrimination class action in the Southern District of New York. The team is also experienced in class action cases challenging unpaid internships. Key contacts also include the ‘brilliantBettina Plevan, Nigel Telman in Chicago, Howard Ganz, who co-heads the sports law group, Steven Hurd, who is co-head of the media and entertainment industry group, and Los Angeles-based Anthony Oncidi. Evandro Gigante, Gregory Rasin, Boston-based Mark Batten and Lawrence Sandak in Newark, who is co-head of the law firm practice group, are also noted, as are Kathleen McKenna, Zachary Fasman, Lloyd Chinn, senior counsel Harris Mufson. In Washington DC, Connie Bertram and Guy Brenner are key names, and other individuals deserving of mention are John Barry, who splits his time between Newark and New York, special employment law counsel Jurate Schwartz in Boca Raton, and senior counsel Rachel Philion. Named individuals are based in New York unless otherwise stated.

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Workplace and employment counseling

Within: Workplace and employment counseling

Proskauer Rose LLP advises clients across the sports, financial services, education, public, retail, arts, entertainment, media, technology, healthcare, legal and real estate sectors, such as Allen Health Care Services, Etsy, Lidl US, Chanel, The Boston Globe, Chicago State University, Ashmore Group and Major League Baseball, on a full range of employment and workplace counseling matters. Joseph Baumgarten and Elise Bloom head the team in New York, where Bettina Plevan, Kathleen McKenna, Erika Collins, who co-leads the international labor and employment group, and Keisha-Ann Gray are also based. In Washington DC, Connie Bertram leads the labor and employment group, co-heads the whistleblowing and retaliation group, and heads the government contractor compliance group, and Guy Brenner co-heads the non-compete and trade secrets group. Nigel Telman heads the labor and employment group in Chicago, and Anthony Oncidi leads the Los Angeles-based group. Allan Weitzman recently left the firm to found Weitzman Arbitration & Mediation Services LLC and Amanda Wiley joined Reyes Holdings.

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