Brett Bonfanti


Brett Bonfanti
Brett Bonfanti is an associate in Weil’s Employment Practice Group, where he focuses on counseling regarding the full spectrum of management-side employment and labor law issues in the litigation, investigations, transactional, and restructuring contexts.

Some of Brett’s notable recent experience includes serving on Weil teams representing:

  • A number of companies and private equity firms in connection with labor and employment law issues arising in M&A transactions, including wage and hour, labor law, independent contractor classification, litigation and internal complaints, and other compliance issues.
  • Multiple employers across industries advising on restrictive covenant and related issues in all 50 states.
  • A sports betting and gaming company in connection with non-compete and non-solicitation issues arising from the hiring of a senior executive from a competitor.
  • Phoenix Services Holdings LLC and its affiliates in connection with their chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and related labor and employment law issues.

Brett received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Fordham University, where he was his class valedictorian. He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was awarded the Carl Gussin Memorial Prize for Excellence in Trial Work, and served as Associate Editor of the Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review.

Prior to attending law school, Brett worked in the human resources departments of a number of global companies.

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