LOS ANGELES, October 23, 2023 – Leading international law firm Proskauer is pleased to announce that partner Anthony (Tony) Oncidi has been selected as one of the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2023 Leaders of Influence: Labor & Employment Attorneys. The annual list recognizes leading lawyers and their professional achievements, milestones and notable accomplishments over the past year.
As co-chair of Proskauer’s Labor & Employment Department and head of its West Coast Labor & Employment Group, Tony represents employers and management in all aspects of labor relations and employment law. His practice focuses on litigation and preventive counseling, non-competes and trade secret matters, wage and hour, PAGA/class actions, wrongful termination, employee discipline, ADEA, Title VII and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
As a go-to employment lawyer for A-list clients throughout the country, Tony maintains strong relationships with Hollywood’s biggest entertainment production and media companies, and consistently scores victories and sets precedents that leave a direct and lasting impact on the industry as well as cutting edge issues in employment law in the Golden State.
Among other clients, Tony serves as lead counsel to the GRAMMY Organization, overseeing all employment matters, counseling and litigation. Notably, he led the defense team in the organization’s highly publicized dispute with its former President/CEO. Tony also recently represented Viacom in challenging a worldwide streaming service for interfering with high-level executive employment contracts throughout the entertainment industry.
Read more in the Los Angeles Business Journal: 2023-LOI-Labor-Attys_opt.pdf (labusinessjournal.com)
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