The attorneys at Ongaro PC frequently go to trial. Ongaro PC often serves as lead counsel on complex and high-value cases brought throughout the nation.
All of the Ongaro PC attorneys distinguished themselves at top law firms in the United States prior to joining the firm. The attorneys have a broad range of experience in numerous practice areas, with many having practiced for at least ten years. Five of the firm’s lawyers have been selected to the list of Northern California’s Super Lawyer and Rising Star lists for multiple years.
Ongaro PC’s teams specialize in employment law, product liability litigation and warranty litigation, however the firm regularly takes on cases and issues requiring specialized expertise beyond those areas.
Ongaro PC’s employment team has successfully handled some of the largest employment class actions in California. It regularly defends employers in wage and hour class actions, Fair Labor Standards Act collective action cases, and Private Attorneys General Act representative actions. In addition, its employment attorneys represent employers with respect to a broad range of areas, including single-plaintiff discrimination, harassment, and retaliation cases, administrative agency claims and investigations, labor-related issues, trade secret cases, and contractual disputes. The Ongaro PC attorneys frequently provide counseling and advice to employers on an extensive number of issues, including employee handbooks, policies and procedures, employee programs, and personnel issues. Its employment team specializes in California law, but is often asked to handle cases and issues arising outside of California and throughout the nation.
Ongaro PC’s products liability team is frequently in the courtroom, and the attorneys are regularly brought into high-value cases when it becomes clear that a case will go to trial. As a result, while the products liability team handles all aspects of cases and phases of litigation, its members are highly skilled and experienced trial lawyers. Their areas of expertise include mass tort, products liability, premises liability, wrongful death, and toxic tort.
Ongaro PC’s warranty litigation team handles Song-Beverly litigation for a vehicle manufacturer throughout California. The team’s attorneys have tried many cases to verdict in both state and federal court. The team has also developed aggressive and successful case handling strategies utilizing a coordinated approach for discovery and motion practice.