General Counsel of the Year(Orange County Business Journal)
Value Champion Award (Assoc. of Corporate Counsel, worldwide)
First Chair Award(Top General Counsel in the U.S.A.)
O.C. Board of Supervisors - Certificates of Recognition
Top In-HouseCounsel in California (feature-profile, Daily Journal)
Everyday Hero award (Orange County Women Lawyers Assoc.)
Top Attorneyin Orange County (profiled, OC Metro)
Most Innovative Legal Department (Inside Counsel)
Corporate Partner (for volunteerism) - O.C. Bar Assoc.
Volunteer of the Year- Constitutional Rights Foundation
Legal Visionary - featured as a chapter-profile in a book
Police Department Community Service Coins - Irvine, Anaheim and Huntington Beach.
Super Lawyer (feature-profiled, Super Lawyer)
State Assembly, California - Certificate of Recognition for my work on Constitution Day
MICHAEL L. BARONI
President -Charitable Fund (and Past-President), Orange County Bar Assoc.
Executive Board of Trustees - World Affairs Council and
Chair, Student Education & Academic WorldQuest
Board - California Attractions & Parks Assoc.
Speaking, Articles & Media
Michael L. Baroni
General Counsel to premiere companies
Speaking - several dozen engagements around the world, from Tahiti to Sicily, Iceland to Thailand. A wide swath of legal topics, including entertainment and sports, diversity, discrimination, substance abuse, Constitutional issues, ethics, product liability, social media, racial bias in jury trials, books and screenplays, warnings signs and instructions, false & deceptive advertising, privacy.
Articles - published 100+ including several with The New York Times, and National Law Journal. Broad range of topics include sexual harassment, "invasion of the drones," offensive trademarks, spying on employees, and "made in USA."
Radio- guest on dozens of shows across the county.