2020 Speaker Hall of Fame
Michael J. DePonte
We are pleased to recognize Michael J. DePonte, as the 2020 Speaker Hall of Fame inductee for The HRSouthwest Conference.
Michael J. DePonte is a Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. and is the Litigation Manager for the firm’s Dallas Office. Michael’s practice focuses on helping employers properly address employee issues that arise in the workplace. On a regular basis, Michael counsels with employers to assist them in their day-to-day employment issues and also defends companies against employee claims. Michael handles virtually every type of employment-related matter including single employee claims to class and collective actions involving 100’s of employees.
Michael is one of the few true employment law litigators in the State of Texas. He is one of only approximately 24 Texas attorneys Board Certified in both Labor and Employment, as well as Civil Trial Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has also been rated as one of the top Labor & Employment Law attorneys in Dallas by Super Lawyers. Michael regularly presents at the EEOC’s regional seminar for employers, at SHRM events across Texas, and at HR Southwest.