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.
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.
Member: State Bar of California
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.