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Joseph Alioto Veronese

Joseph Alioto Veronese, Esq

Mr. Veronese’s practice focuses on a wide variety of employment claims.
He has successfully litigated and resolved cases involving
discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination,
disabilities, and whistle blower retaliation claims.

Mr. Veronese’s practice extends beyond the courts and into the State and local legislature where he advocates for common sense legislation. Mr. Veronese’s background of civic engagement includes four years as SF Police Commissioner, Senate Appointee to the California Criminal Justice Commission, Chair of the San Francisco – Assisi (Italy) Sister City Committee, candidate for the State Senate, assistant to Attorney General Jerry Brown, Omega Boys Club Board Member, elected Municipal Utility Director, peace officer, and five years with the SF District Attorney’s Office.

Mr. Veronese is also the owner of a wine company (Verotto Wines) producing Pinot Noir from his Los Carneros vineyard. Having grown up in part in Italy, Mr. Veronese speaks Italian and Spanish fluently.

Legal Accomplishments

Co-counsel in F. Alioto Fish Company v. The City and County of San
Francisco, a breach of contract case. The trial resulted in a jury
verdict of $3 million.

Co-counsel in Valladares v. Madera Quality Nut, resulting in a jury
verdict of over $25 million, which was named one of the Top 100
Verdicts of 2006 by Verdicts Search.

Associations

Member: State Bar of California

Education

Juris Doctor University San Francisco School of Law, 2000
                    
Bachelor of Arts University of Californa, Los Angeles, 1997

Admitted to
practice in all courts in the State of California, United States
District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California,
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, United States District Court for
Southern District Texas, the United States Supreme Court.