Adam Poncio

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Antonio, TX

Poncio Law Offices, P.C.
 | 5410 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 109
San Antonio, TX 78229
Phone: 210-212-7979
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment & Labor (30%),
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

The founder of Poncio Law Offices, P.C., Adam Poncio serves clients throughout the state of Texas from his offices in San Antonio. He focuses his practice primarily on matters related to labor and employment law, involving trials and appeals in cases arising under state and federal statutes. Mr. Poncio also handles complex commercial litigation involving fraud, securities and business disputes. He is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both civil appellate law and labor and employment law.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Poncio received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin in 1986. He then attended what was then known as South Texas College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1989. Admitted to practice in Texas, Mr. Poncio is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is an active participant in the San Antonio Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Poncio has also served on the board of directors of both the San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Poncio has written legal articles for publications such as the San Antonio Bar Association's Subpoena newsletter and Residence Magazine, issued several times a year by the San Antonio Apartment Association. His published works include "The Deadbolt Records Case, Landlord Liability for Third-party Criminal Conduct" and "Appeals From Justice Court; Saving Yourself From A Judgment In Justice Court." Mr. Poncio is active in his community and is a member of a variety of civic organizations.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (40%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employment & Labor (30%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Appellate (20%): Appeals

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Appellate: Appeals

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Adam Poncio

Admitted: 1989, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.ponciolaw.com/About/Adam-Poncio.shtml

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2005
  • Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Appointed to the Court Reporters Certification Board by the Texas Supreme Court, 2008 - Present
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Fellow
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member since 1990
  • Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio, Board of Directors, 1993 - 1994
  • Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio, Member since 1990
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member since 1990
  • American Inns of Court
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 2003 - 2004
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1996 - 1997
  • TTLA Advocates, Board Member, 1994 - 1996
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1997 - 1999
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Associate Director, 1994 - 1996
  • Appointed to the State Bar Court Rules Committee, 1995 - 1996
  • New Lawyers Committee Chairperson for Minority Development, 1993 - 1995
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member since 1992
  • Consultative Group for Supreme Court Task force on Discovery, 1991 - 1992
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Court of Appeals Committee, 1990 - present
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member since 1989
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1991
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1989

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, Boards & Commissions Committee, 1990 - 1990
  • San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, Education Quality and Funding Committee, 1990 - 1991
  • San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, Member, 1989 - 1992
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of san Antonio, Member, 1990 - 1992
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio, Board of Directors
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Members of Executive Committee, 1992 - 1993
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Chairman of Bylaws Committee, 1992 - 1993
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Treasurer 1992- 1993
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Member since 1990
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Board of Directors
  • Texas Bar Foundation, 2003 - Present
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, National Convention CLE Committee, 1990
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member since 1990

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Employment Litigation, ABA National convention, August 2004, Speaker
  • Defending and Winning Summary Judgments, San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association Seminar, July 1997, Speaker
  • Norplant Litigation, TTLA Seminar, 1995, Speaker
  • Appeals From Justice, County and District Court; Saving Yourself From A Judgment, San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association Seminar, July 1996, Speaker
  • Recent Discovery Opinions, San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association Seminar, July 1995, Speaker
  • Mandamus Update, State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Seminar, '92, Speaker
  • The Effective Appellate Brief From The Reader's Perspective, San Antonio Bar Association Appellate Seminar, March 1991 and November 1995, Contributor
  • Appeals From Justice Court; Saving Yourself From A Judgment In Justice Court, San Antonio Apartment Magazine. August/September Issue, 1991, Writer
  • The Deadbolt Records Case, Landlord Liability for Third party Criminal Conduct, San Antonio Apartment Association Magazine, October/November Issue 1991, Writer
  • Recent Opinions of the Fourth Court of Appeals, San Antonio Bar Association "Subpoena" Publication, 2008 - Present, Writer
  • Former Instructor, Corporations; Agency & Partnership, CBM Educational Program, 1990

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Multiple Million Dollar Settlements in Claims involving Agent Fraud and violations of the Texas Insurance Code and Securities Regulations

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in English and a B.A. in Drama - U.T Acting Program, 1986

Industry Groups

  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • San Antonio Bar Assocation
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Texas Employment Lawyers Asscoiation
  • Texas Trial Lawyers
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    Office Location for Adam Poncio

    5410 Fredericksburg Road
    Suite 109
    San Antonio, TX 78229

    Phone: 210-212-7979

     

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