Employment

  • Negotiation, drafting, and enforcement of covenants not to compete
  • Negotiation, drafting, and enforcement of employment agreements
  • Negotiation, drafting, and enforcement of agreements designed to protect confidential and proprietary information
  • Negotiation and drafting of employment separation agreements
  • Defense of discrimination, harassment, and wrongful discharge claims
  • Defense of employee negligence claims against non-subscriber employers
  • Litigation of FLSA claims
  • Conduct and report to client regarding internal investigations
  • Administrative proceedings before a variety of state and local agencies, including Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor, and Texas Workforce Commission

Our attorneys provide a range of services regarding employment policies and procedures, including drafting and implementation of employment handbooks and compliance with federal and state regulations. As litigators, we have appeared frequently in court and before administrative agencies in defending numerous claims of discrimination, wrongful discharge, civil rights and affirmative action violations, employee challenges to discipline or discharge, and harassment in the workplace. Additionally, our attorneys have successfully drafted, implemented, enforced and defended all manner of agreements, including employment contracts, non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements, and severance agreements.