Counseling and Training
Our clients depend on us to counsel them on various employment law matters, including drafting employment policies and handbooks and conducting workplace investigations. We provide extensive training on the most up-to-date employment discrimination laws, as well as perform internal audits to ensure compliance with state and federal laws. We work together with our clients to prevent costly litigation.
Employment Discrimination Litigation
Our legal team has extensive experience successfully representing clients in cases before jury and non-jury trials. We represent clients before administrative agencies, including The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission.
We also represent management in all areas of labor and employment law, including matters involving:
- Age discrimination
- Race discrimination
- Gender discrimination
- National origin discrimination
- Religious discrimination
- Disability discrimination
- Sexual harassment
- The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and
- Workers' compensation retaliation claims.
Employment Contracts and Non-Competition Agreements
Our attorneys stay current on the state of the law with regard to non-competition agreements. We have experience with negotiating, drafting and litigating non-competition agreements, employment contracts, and separation and release agreements.
Wage and Hour Disputes
Allegations involving improper wage practices can impact employers significantly. We handle employee classification issues to ensure compliance under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), defend Department of Labor audits, and vigorously represent our clients in wage and hour lawsuits. We also have the capability to advise clients on various issues including Form I-9 compliance.