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