Kurt Oneto

Office: Sacramento
1415 L Street
Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95814

Kurt Oneto is a partner in the firm’s government law practice and a member of its management committee.

Mr. Oneto practices a wide range of government, tax, and regulatory matters with a specific focus on statewide initiative and referendum campaigns.  He has extensive experience representing clients before state agencies involved in licensure disputes, procurements, and regulatory hearings, has litigated numerous California state and local tax cases, and has served as counsel and legal strategist to over 50 ballot measure campaigns both in California and more than a half dozen other states.

Mr. Oneto is a recognized expert in California’s state initiative and referendum processes, and serves as a member of the firm’s government law, regulatory, and litigation practice groups. 

Prior to joining Nielsen Merksamer, Mr. Oneto served as a legislative analyst with the California District Attorneys Association and as a legislative aide to a member of the California State Senate.