Mark J. Ricciardi: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Mark J. Ricciardi

Regional Managing Partner
Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(702) 252-3131

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Class Actions
  • Collective Bargaining and Arbitration
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Labor Contract Negotiations and Administration
  • National Labor Relations Board - NLRB
  • Personnel and Supervisor Training
  • Union Avoidance
  • Union Contract Negotiations
University Washington University, St. Louis, MO, A.B., 1978; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, M.B.A., 1982
Law SchoolWashington University School of Law, St. Louis, MO, J.D., 1982
Admitted1982, Missouri; 1983, Illinois; 1987, Nevada; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri; U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada; Supreme Court of Illinois; Supreme Court of Missouri; Missouri Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Nevada

Mark Ricciardi is the founding and managing partner of the Las Vegas office.

He has been advising and representing hotels, casinos, financial institutions, manufacturers, government agencies, and other large and small businesses in labor and employment matters in Las Vegas since 1987.

Mark is considered one of the top labor and employment lawyers in Southern Nevada, and a leading authority in Nevada on wage and hour law.

Mark also has successfully tried jury and bench trials in wrongful termination, retaliation, sexual harassment, sex discrimination, age discrimination, national origin discrimination, and wage and hour claims. He has also litigated unfair labor practice charges and union election objections before the National Labor Relations Board.

Mark has conducted supervisory training in the areas of discrimination and harassment awareness, union avoidance, and employment law compliance. Mark has written numerous articles on labor and employment law topics including an article on the administrative exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act that was published in the American Bar Association's Labor Lawyer.

Mark taught labor economics as adjunct professor at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and he is a frequent speaker for the Southern Nevada Human Resource Association, trade associations, and other business groups.

He is also experienced in representing hospitality employers, and he is responsible for the Nevada information at

Mark is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized in Mountain States Super Lawyers since 2007.

He has been listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2002 and in The Best Lawyers in America since 1999.

In 2012 Mark was inducted as a fellow into The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers.

Election as a fellow is the highest recognition by an attorney's colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence.


Eighty-Four Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2016
August 17, 2015

Attorneys From Las Vegas Office Selected for Inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers
June 12, 2015

Forty-Four Attorneys Ranked Among Top in Chambers USA 2015
May 19, 2015


Employers: Proceed With Caution - Managing Layoffs
September 1, 2008

Legal Alerts

Reconsidering Your Vacation Package in Nevada
March 11, 2003

Quotes and Soundbites

Law Firm Partner: 'I Can Bask in the Reflected Glory of My People'
March 22, 2015

Industry Focus: Attorneys
February 1, 2015

Battle lines: Why Unions are Preparing for Assault in Legislature
December 17, 2014

SEIU Sues its Ex-President, 2 Ex-Staffers in Vegas
September 26, 2014

New Medical Marijuana Law Will Affect Employers, Employees
April 21, 2014

Lawsuit Accuses Las Vegas Realtors' Association Of Racial Bias
March 19, 2014

Partner Mark Ricciardi Featured In Nevada Business Magazine
January 3, 2014

Police Award Case Ignores Arbitration Errors
October 23, 2013

A Case Worth Watching
September 17, 2012

Caregiver Agencies Fear Change In Overtime Rule
March 17, 2012

Profile of Mark Ricciardi
June 20, 2011

A Time Clock In Your Pocket
June 6, 2011

Shield for Transgenders: Experts Advise Companies to Take Steps to Comply with Job Discrimination Law
June 1, 2011


Hot Topics In The Hospitality And Restaurant/Nightlife Industries
May 14, 2014

Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Win Arbitration for Clark County School District against Teachers Union; Ninth Circuit Upholds Employer's Right To Express Opinions on Unionization; Firm Attorneys Win Three Significant NLRB Victories

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Office Information

Mark J. Ricciardi

300 S. Fourth Street
Las VegasNV 89101-6000


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