State and federal employment laws affect virtually every aspect of the employer-employee relationship—from application to termination. These laws are complex, confusing and difficult to navigate. Our attorneys have extensive experience advising employers on the intricacies of employment law and guiding them around the pitfalls that often accompany those laws. We will work with you to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, and we have experience in representing clients before the Texas Workforce Commission, the Equal Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor.


Many employment issues are avoidable through careful planning and development of effective employment policies and agreements. However, disputes are sometimes inevitable, and when they do arise, our clients rely on our experience and expertise to resolve them in the client’s best interest. Our attorneys represent clients in matters before state and federal regulatory agencies, including the Texas Workforce Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor.


 We handle the following issues for our employment clients:


  • Employment agreements, including noncompetition, nonsolicitation, and confidentiality agreements

  • Employee handbooks

  • Employee benefits

  • Employer policies and procedures

  • Unlawful employment discrimination claims

  • Wage-and-hour and unpaid overtime claims

  • Employment termination

  • Unemployment claims

  • Administrative proceedings


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