Adam Poncio

Top rated employment & labor attorney in San Antonio, Texas

Poncio Law Offices, P.C.
Adam Poncio
Poncio Law Offices, P.C.

Practice Areas: Employment & labor, Employment litigation, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1989

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
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Poncio Law Offices, P.C.

5410 Fredericksburg Road
Suite 109
San Antonio, TX 78229 Visit website

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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 employment law, including sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination, contract and severance negotiations and trials and appeals in cases arising under state and federal statutes. Mr. Poncio also handles civil appeals and 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 Northern District of Illinois, Western, Northern  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 is also a member of the Texas Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment 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

Employment & labor: employee, Employment litigation: plaintiff, Appellate, Business litigation, Civil litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Retaliation, Appeals, Non-compete agreements

  • 30% Employment & labor: employee
  • 30% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 20% Appellate
  • 10% Business litigation
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1989, Texas

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

Honors/Awards:
  • , Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Magazine
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Multiple Million Dollar Settlements in Claims involving Agent Fraud and violations of the Texas Insurance Code and Securities Regulations; settlements and trials in civil litigation and employment related matters
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in English and a B.A. in Drama - U.T Acting Program, 1986
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio, Board of Directors
  • San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, Boards & Commissions Committee, 1990 - 1990
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, National Convention CLE Committee, 1990
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Member since 1990
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Members of Executive Committee, 1992 - 1993
  • San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, Member, 1989 - 1992
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member since 1990
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Board of Directors
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Chairman of Bylaws Committee, 1992 - 1993
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of san Antonio, Member, 1990 - 1992
  • San Antonio Greater Chamber of Commerce, Education Quality and Funding Committee, 1990 - 1991
  • Texas Bar Foundation, 2003 - Present
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Treasurer 1992- 1993
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Recent Discovery Opinions, San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association Seminar, July 1995, Speaker
  • Appeals From Justice, County and District Court; Saving Yourself From A Judgment, San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association Seminar, July 1996, Speaker
  • Norplant Litigation, TTLA Seminar, 1995, Speaker
  • Defending and Winning Summary Judgments, San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association Seminar, July 1997, Speaker
  • Employment Litigation, ABA National convention, August 2004, Speaker
  • Former Instructor, Corporations; Agency & Partnership, CBM Educational Program, 1990
  • Recent Opinions of the Fourth Court of Appeals, San Antonio Bar Association "Subpoena" Publication, 2008 - Present, Writer
  • The Deadbolt Records Case, Landlord Liability for Third party Criminal Conduct, San Antonio Apartment Association Magazine, October/November Issue 1991, Writer
  • Appeals From Justice Court; Saving Yourself From A Judgment In Justice Court, San Antonio Apartment Magazine. August/September Issue, 1991, Writer
  • The Effective Appellate Brief From The Reader's Perspective, San Antonio Bar Association Appellate Seminar, March 1991 and November 1995, Contributor
  • Mandamus Update, State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Seminar, '92, Speaker
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member since 1989
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member since 1992
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Associate Director, 1994 - 1996
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1996 - 1997
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1989
  • Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio, Board of Directors, 1993 - 1994
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Appointed to the Court Reporters Certification Board by the Texas Supreme Court, 2008 - Present
  • Consultative Group for Supreme Court Task force on Discovery, 1991 - 1992
  • Appointed to the State Bar Court Rules Committee, 1995 - 1996
  • TTLA Advocates, Board Member, 1994 - 1996
  • Hispanic National Bar Association, Member since 1990
  • American Inns of Court
  • Western District of Texas
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Court of Appeals Committee, 1990 - present
  • New Lawyers Committee Chairperson for Minority Development, 1993 - 1995
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1997 - 1999
  • Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio, Member since 1990
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 2003 - 2004
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1991
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member since 1990
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
Industry Groups:
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • San Antonio Bar Assocation
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Texas Employment Lawyers Asscoiation
  • Texas Trial Lawyers

Office location for Adam Poncio

5410 Fredericksburg Road
Suite 109
San Antonio, TX 78229

Phone: 210-212-7979

Selections

7 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022

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