Anthony Dalimonte’s practice focuses on (1) defending employers in employment litigation, (2) counseling employers on best practices, (3) handling general and business-related litigation, and (4) a niche advising clients in the developing business world related to student athletes’ rights to their Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL).
As part of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group, Tony defends employers in state and federal courts on claims of employment discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour violations, FMLA violations, and disputes over non-compete agreements.
Tony’s employment work also includes counseling management and human resources personnel on daily issues and best practices, including preventing and resolving disputes related to the life cycle of employment:
- Hiring and firing
- Employment discrimination
- Employee handbooks and personnel policies
- Disabilities and accommodations
- Discipline and termination
- Investigations by administrative agencies
In the General Litigation practice group, Tony represents individuals and businesses in a wide array of general and commercial litigation matters. His experience includes taking cases through all stages of the litigation process, including appeals.
As a four-year member of the University of Michigan football team, Tony brings to the growing world of complex NIL business issues personal knowledge, a unique perspective, and a work ethic honed as a team member. Walking on as a freshman defensive back, Tony stayed with the team through graduation. He was voted “Scout Team Player of the Year” by the team his senior year. Tony was instrumental in forming the firm's NIL Law Team to counsel student-athletes, businesses/organizations and other interested parties in creating high-value NIL initiatives and contractual arrangements which are fully compliant with NCAA rules, state laws and university regulations.
Tony is a graduate of the University of Michigan – BA, 2017 and Master’s of Management from the Ross School of Business, 2018, and Wayne State Law School, 2021. While in law school, he was a member of the moot court team and editor of the Journal of Business Law. He graduated in 2013 from Brother Rice High School, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Memberships & Affiliations
- State Bar of Michigan
Recent Blog Posts
Michigan Labor & Employment Law Blog
- Benefits and Legal Risks of Using Generative AI in Hiring Offers
- Michigan Senate Passes Significant Amendments to Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act
- Federal Trade Commission Issues Sweeping Proposed Rule to Prohibit Noncompete Agreements
- Coming in 2023: Big Changes to Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave
- Non-Competition Agreements: What They Are And How You can Align Yours With Best Practices
- Whitmer Proposes Universal FMLA: Legislature Likely to Decide by Year-End, Foster Swift Labor & Employment Law News E-blast, September 7, 2023
- U.S. Supreme Court Sides with USPS Worker on Religious Accommodation, Foster Swift Labor & Employment Law News E-blast, July 6, 2023
- Legal Pitfalls to Avoid in Name, Image, Likeness (“NIL”) Contracts, Business & Tax Law News, July 5, 2023
- Michigan’s Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) Law, Business & Tax Law News, June 7, 2023
- NLRB General Counsel Targets Non-Compete Agreements, Labor & Employment Law News E-blast, June 6, 2023
- NIL Timeline: The Events That Transformed College Sports, April 21, 2023
News & Events
- Fall 2023 Labor & Employment Law Update, Foster Swift Going Forward Webinars, October 12, 2023
- Should Employers Use Generative AI for the Hiring Process?, Foster Swift Second Wednesday Lunch Break, June 14, 2023
- Learn Recent Changes in Employment Law, Foster Swift Second Wednesday Lunch Break, February 8, 2023
- What Employers Need to Prepare for in 2023, Foster Swift Going Forward Webinars, October 12, 2022
- Dalimonte Discusses Proposed FTC Changes to Noncompete Agreements, Michigan Business Network, January 16, 2023
- Three Former Summer Associates Join Foster Swift, December 7, 2021
Wayne State University Law School, J.D. 2021
University of Michigan, M.M. 2018
University of Michigan, B.A. 2017
Bar and Court Admissions