Vermont Law School, Juris Doctor, 1997 (cum laude)
Academic Excellence Award: Conflict of Laws 1997
Academic Excellence Award: Constitutional Law 1996
Colorado College, Bachelor of Arts, English, 1993
Mr. Anthony Raimondo has been representing employers since 2001 when he left the Fresno County Public Defender to enter private practice. He has assisted employers with strategic planning in labor relations and has counseled employers in day-to-day workplace issues to avoid litigation. Mr. Raimondo has successfully turned back organizing campaigns from some of America’s most aggressive unions and has negotiated favorable contracts for unionized employers. Mr. Raimondo has also assisted clients with government investigations and audits, and regularly defends wage claims before the California Labor Commissioner.
Mr. Raimondo is the primary labor and employment resource for California’s Western United Dairymen and he regularly publishes articles in industry newsletters. Mr. Raimondo is admitted to practice in the State of California and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, and Northern District of California.
Honors and Awards
Mr. Raimondo is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbell, and carries a 9.5 rating on AVVO
Mr. Raimondo is a member of the State Bar of California, AgSafe, and Agricultural Personnel Management Association. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Association of Agricultural Labor (CAAL).
Mr. Raimondo is also an instructor on farm labor contractor licensing.
Frank Pinheiro Dairy, 36 ALRB No. 1 (2010)
Arias v. Superior Court, 46 Cal. 4th 969 (2009)
Publications and Lectures
“Farm Labor Contractor Defends Ag Overtime,” May 1, 2013, www.mccormickbarstow.com.
“California Supreme Court Issues Long-Awaited Meal Period Decision,” May 8, 2012, www.mccormickbarstow.com.
“Labor Matters: Are You Making Accountability Work for You?” Dairy Today: Labor Matters, November 7, 2011.
“A Thin Line: Immigration Compliance,” Dairy Today: Labor Matters, January 10, 2011.
“Controlling Abuse of Workers’ Compensation and Disability Leaves of Absence,” Progressive Dairymen, November 3, 2010.
“Suspected Heat-Related Deaths Drive Effort to Modify Standard,” AgSafe, Coming and Going, Vol. 1 Issue 3, August 2010.
“Legislators Seek Enhanced Overtime for Farm Workers,” Progressive Dairymen, July 21, 2010.
“Court Explains Employee Responsibility in Return to Work Process,” The APMA Harvester, Volume 30, No. 4, July 2010.
“The Pendulum Swings: Preparing to Face Union Power in the New Millenium,” June 29, 2010, www.mccormickbarstow.com.
“Overtime Bill Could Have Catastrophic Impact,” Dairy Herd Management, June 2010.
“Recess Appointments Change The Labor Landscape,” Farm Employers Labor Service Newsletter, Vol. 40, No. 5 and 6, May and June 2010.
“Getting Ready for the Season,” California Farm Labor Contractor Association News, Spring 2010, Pg 1.
“Preparándose Para La Temporada,” California Farm Labor Contractor Association Noticias, Primavera 2010, Pg 1.
“You Completed the Work. What’s Next? Getting Paid!,” California Farm Labor Contractor Association News, Spring 2010, Pg 2.
“Completaste El Trabajo. Que Sigue? El Pago!,” California Farm Labor Contractor Association Noticias, Primavera 2010, Pg 2.
“Workers’ Compensation Crisis Looms,” Farm Employers Labor Service Newsletter, Vol. 39, No 11, November 29, 2009, Page 2-3.
“Social Security Mismatch Update,” August 21, 2009, www.mccormickbarstow.com.
“Federal Government Extends Current I-9 Form,” July 21, 2009, www.mccormickbarstow.com.
“New Family Medical Leave Regulations Promise Confusion and Litigation,” December 9, 2008.
“Dairying in a Union World: Solving Labor Relations Challenges for Dairy Producers,” Progressive Dairymen, November 2008.