March 12, 2019 (LOS ANGELES) – Partner Tony Oncidi has been recognized for distinguished legal writing by both the Burton Awards and the National Law Review. Tony’s article “Consider the True Implications of Waiving Arbitration” earned him recognition in the form of a Burton Award and a Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award for clear, concise and comprehensive legal writing. Additionally, he was selected by the National Law Review for a “Go-To Thought Leadership Award” to honor excellence in legal news and analysis.
The 2019 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award is an honor given by the Burton Awards to only 30 articles published by the nation's 1,000 largest law firms. The Burton Awards is a national non-profit program associated with the Library of Congress. The awards are presented by lead sponsor Law360 and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association, to reward great achievements in law, with a special emphasis on writing and reform. The Academic Board that reviewed and selected the winning articles consists of professors from Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, UC Berkeley School of Law as well as retired judges and government officials.
The National Law Review’s “Go-To Thought Leadership Awards” recognize 65 exceptional authors and legal organizations for their reporting of complex legislative and litigation news, as well as their strategic insight and overall industry knowledge. The recipients were selected by the National Law Review’s editors from a pool of over 100,000 legal news and analysis articles.
Tony will be honored at an award ceremony on May 20, 2019 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.