Adam Poncio

Attorney Adam Poncio

Current Employment

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Appellate Practice and Litigation - Federal and State
  • Insurance and Securities
  • Fraud Litigation and Complex Commercial Litigation


Adam Poncio currently practices in the areas of Labor and Employment Law, including cases arising under State and Federal Labor Statutes, Appellate Practice and Litigation (both federal and state), insurance and securities, fraud litigation and complex commercial litigation.

Adam has been practicing law since 1989, he is a graduate from the University of Texas at Austin and South Texas College Law. Adam is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law and Labor and Employment Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Adam is a family man who has received many legal and community honors over the years and is committed to bringing justice to those in need.


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • 1989
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • B.A.
    • Major: English
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • B.A.
    • Major: Drama - U.T Acting Program

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1989

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, Mandamus Update, State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury Seminar, 1992
  • Speaker, Recent Discovery Opinions, San Antonio Mexican American Bar Association Seminar, July 1995
  • The Effective Appellate Brief From The Reader's Perspective, San Antonio Bar Association Appellate Seminar, March 1991 and November 1995
  • Former Instructor, Corporations; Agency & Partnership, CBM Educational Program, 1990

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio Board of Directors, Member, 1990-92
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center Board of directors, Member, 1990
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Treasurer, 1992-93
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, chairman of Bylaws Committee, 1992-93
  • Barrio Comprehensive Community Family Health Care Center, Members of Executive Committee, 1992-93

Professional Associations

  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member, 1989
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Court of Appeals Committee, 1990- present
  • Consultative Group for Supreme Court Task force on Discovery, 1991 to 1992
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member, 1992
  • New Lawyers Committee Chairperson for Minority Development, 1993-1995

Past Positions​

  • The Law Offices of Cerda & Poncio, P.C., San Antonio, TX, 1999 to 2007
  • The Law Offices of Cerda, Garriga & Poncio, P.C., S.A, TX, 1996 to 1998
  • The Law Offices of Frank Herrera, San Antonio, TX, 1991 to 1996
  • Kaufman, Becker, Pullen & Reibach. Inc., San Antonio, TX, 1990 to 1991
  • Fourth Court of Appeals, San Antonio, TX, 1989 to 1990

Specialties and Certifications

  • Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2005
  • Board Certified, Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1996