Boyd, Texas Employment Lawyers

Julie L. St. John
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Dedicated Employment Law Attorney! Protecting Employees’ Rights & Interests!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable employment law attorney. I am committed to pursuing justice for employees who have been wronged in the workplace! Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Tyler Gregston
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Texas Employment Law Lawyer

Texas A&M University School of LawTexas
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Justin Manchester
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Texas Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

Mr. Manchester has represented hundreds of clients in resolving a wide range of employment disputes, including claims for discrimination, retaliation, unpaid wages, overtime violations, non-compete agreements, and... Read More »
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Rasha Zeyadeh
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Determined & Aggressive Advocate for Employee Rights! Dedicated to Justice!

I am a dedicated and passionate employment law attorney. I work tirelessly to ensure that my clients’ rights are protected and that justice is served! Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Springtown, TX Employment Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(817) 221-4089 1351 Highland Cir
Springtown, TX 76082
Employment, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
South Texas College of Law
Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(817) 215-8553 3545 Lone Star Cir
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Rob has been licensed to practice law since 1992 and during his career he has served as lead counsel in a wide variety of matters not only in Texas, but throughout the United States. Rob has tried over 70 civil jury trials, argued matters before numerous appellate courts, and served as lead counsel in many different national class action matters. Rob is committed to protecting the needs of his clients, giving candid and forward-thinking advice based on an understanding of his client's business, and being available to his clients when they need him regardless of the time of day or...
Decatur, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(940) 627-6060 802 W Business 380
Decatur, TX 76234
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Workers' Comp
Texas Tech University School of Law
Haslet, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(817) 750-2522 2117 Clover Springs Dr
Haslet, TX 76052
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Consumer
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(817) 961-5014 14501 North Fwy
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Civil Rights
The University of Texas School of Law
Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(817) 352-2286 PO Box 961039
Fort Worth, TX 76131
Employment and Bankruptcy
The University of Texas School of Law
Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(817) 961-5414 14501 North Fwy
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Employment, Family, Health Care and IP
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(817) 996-0221 708 Remuda Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76108
Employment, Administrative, Bankruptcy and Health Care
Texas Tech University School of Law
Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
13650 Heritage Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Communications
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Deontae D. Wherry
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Texas Employment Law Lawyer

Deontae D. Wherry is a trial attorney in the Dallas office of Rob Wiley, P.C. Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Wherry worked as a litigation attorney, zealously advocating for clients in civil, criminal, and family law... Read More »
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Barry S. Hersh
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Texas Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience

Described by one of Texas' premier law firms as a "real go-getter who is tenacious and effective," Barry consistently ranks as a favorite choice among individuals and small businesses confronted with workplace disputes.... Read More »
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Stacy L. Cole
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(214) 800-5199 7929 Brookriver Dr
#605
Dallas, TX 75247
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
SMU Dedman School of Law
Mr. Cole is Board Certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and focuses his practice on representing employees in disputes against employers. In doing so, Mr. Cole has represented hundreds of clients in numerous employment claims, including but not limited to claims for unpaid overtime wages, minimum wage violations, discrimination, retaliation, FMLA violations, breach of employment contract, non-compete agreements, wrongful termination, hostile work environment, and employee grievance hearings. Although most of the firm's employment claims are handled through administrative agencies, Mr. Cole and the firm also has experience representing clients in litigation.

Mr. Cole has...
Jennette E DePonte
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Frisco, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Employment, Business, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Jennette E. DePonte is a Partner at the McCathern office in Frisco, Texas. Mrs. DePonte has an extensive litigation and trial background, having tried numerous cases in state and federal courts in Texas. Her practice focuses on litigation involving employer-employee relations. Specifically, she has litigated tort and non-subscriber claims, employment-related torts, ERISA claims, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour claims and collective actions, and civil rights claims under state and federal law.

Mrs. DePonte has defended national and regional employers in a wide range of employment-related issues, represented employers before numerous federal and state agencies, and handled trials and...
Barry S. Hersh
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(214) 303-1022 3626 N Hall St
#800
Dallas, TX 75219
Free ConsultationEmployment
The University of Texas School of Law
Described by one of Texas' premier law firms as a "real go-getter who is tenacious and effective," Barry consistently ranks as a favorite choice among individuals and small businesses confronted with workplace disputes. In 2006, Barry earned the distinction of being named as one of D Magazine's “Best Lawyers under 40 in Dallas." Texas lawyers named Barry a “Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star” in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. He is named a "Texas Super Lawyer" for Employment Litigation - Plaintiffs for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. In 2016 and 2017, D Magazine recognized...
Dorothy M. Boone-Costantino
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Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
1330 Summit
Suite 650
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Employment and Business
Texas Wesleyan University
Mrs. Boone-Costantino is an experienced civil litigator practicing in the Bailey & Galyen Summit Avenue office. Dori received a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas, and a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Wesleyan School of Law. As a law student Dori actively argued on a Moot Court Team and held a fellowship to complete Legislative Research for the 81st and 82nd Texas Legislature. She has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 2010. She is committed to working closely with each client to ensure that they understand the legal process and that their...
Donald Edward Uloth
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(214) 725-0260 18208 Preston Road, Suite D-9 # 261
Dallas, TX 75252
Free ConsultationEmployment and Business
University of Texas - Austin
I help people navigate the legal system, often on a contingent-fee basis. I have 26 years of experience handling trials, arbitrations and mediations, and appeals.
Diego J. Peña
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(817) 575-9854 5601 Bridge St
Fort Worth, TX 76112
Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Attorney with 36 years experience
Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Texas - Austin
Diego J. Peña currently serves as a full-time arbitrator and mediator. He began his practice in San Antonio, Texas as a commercial and business litigator. As an attorney for more than 36 years, Mr. Peña has represented individuals, small to medium businesses and Fortune 500 corporations in state and federal courts. He has litigated cases involving consumer disputes, contracts, personal injury, wrongful death, insurance claims and disputes, federal and state constitutional law claims, civil rights, labor & employment claims, religious discrimination, sexual harassment and hostile work environment, real estate disputes, oil and gas disputes, environmental issues and...
Jim Zadeh
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Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(817) 335-5100 1555 Rio Grande Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Jim Zadeh is a sole practitioner who gives each of his clients the attention they deserve. He has more than 25 years of experience in many areas of the law, including: Wrongful Death, Personal Injuries, Work Injuries, Denial of Insurance, Commercial Litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, and Sexual Harassment
Michael Handy
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Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(817) 533-8484 1200 Summit Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Employment, Business, Construction and Medical Malpractice
Mr. Handy has handled thousands of cases in many areas of personal injury law, including automobile liability, product liability, construction negligence, railroad liability, medical malpractice, and other professional liability cases. MR. HANDY’S PRACTICE FOCUSES ON: Personal Injury Product Liability Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Business and Commercial Litigation LAW BOARD CERTIFICATIONS Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization BORN Lincoln, Nebraska, December 29, 1950 ADMITTED TO BAR 1979, Texas and U.S. District Court – Northern and Western Districts of Texas. Selected to...
Sharon Fulgham
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Fort Worth, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(817) 697-4400 4354 West Vickery Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims, Legal Malpractice and Workers' Comp
University of Houston Law Center
Since 2004, Sharon has been practicing law in the Lone Star state. In that time she has:

served as a partner at the biggest firm based in Fort Worth
worked alongside some of the best lawyers in the state
been named a SuperLawyers (a Thompson Reuters Service) Rising Star, 2012-2018
been named a Fort Worth Magazine Top Attorney 2016-2017
started the Fulgham Hampton Law Group
litigated matters in both Texas state and federal courts

If you work with Sharon, you will quickly discover that she works hard to keep clients in the loop about their case, with clear lines of communication and personalized legal services. Before she...
Paul Ashley Grinke
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Frisco, TX Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Employment, Appeals, Business and IP
South Texas College of Law
Paul Grinke is Managing Partner of McCathern’s office at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Mr. Grinke has broad experience on a national level, litigating complex commercial and catastrophic event claims from both sides of the docket. He has successfully litigated commercial breach of contract, fiduciary duty, and employment covenant claims. In addition, Mr. Grinke prosecutes and defends claims involving personal injury, wrongful death, and disastrous property damage arising from construction defect, product defect, trucking, and liquor liability.

Mr. Grinke leads McCathern’s Construction Defect, Product Liability and related Fire Litigation practices. He has particular expertise in counseling institutional clients involved in tragic...
Thomas J. Howell
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(214) 615-7925 3710 Rawlins St
Suite 950
Dallas, TX 75219
Employment, Business, Energy and Estate Planning
Southern Methodist University
Thomas Howell has been practicing law in Texas since his graduation from Southern Methodist School of Law in 1975. He has been engaged in private practice since 1987. Previously, Mr. Howell served as in-house counsel for Mobil Oil Corporation and for two other New York Stock Exchange-listed energy companies. His law practice concentrates on business and oil and gas, representing both companies and individuals. Mr. Howell often acts as the quarterback or general counsel for businesses so that if a legal matter arises, he can direct them on the proper course, even if he or his firm won't be legal...
Ryan Browne
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(214) 526-7900 8222 Douglas Avenue
Ste 400
Dallas, TX 75225
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Ryan Browne primarily focuses his practice on complex business litigation and personal injury cases. During his career, he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of civil litigation matters. He has also represented clients in a variety of corporate transactional matters and bankruptcy proceedings.
Levi Glenn McCathern
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Frisco, TX Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Employment, Appeals, Business and IP
Baylor Law School
Levi G. McCathern, II is widely recognized as one of the premier litigation lawyers in Texas. He is Board Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a double certification held by only 26 of the 87,000 attorneys in Texas.

Mr. McCathern specializes in catastrophic damage litigation and is frequently summoned to defend specialized, high-damage claims, including all types of commercial litigation. In addition, he has served as lead counsel for numerous jury trials and is regularly called upon to provide legal consultation to companies throughout the country.

Mr. McCathern serves as...
John L. Freeman
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(214) 615-7925 3710 Rawlins St
Suite 950
Dallas, TX 75219
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
Vanderbilt University Law School
John Freeman's primary areas of practice are employment law, civil litigation and related areas of business litigation. He regularly advises clients regarding employment law practices, non-competes, discrimination and other employment related matters.

Mr. Freeman was born in Jackson, Tennessee, in 1945. He received his bachelor's degree from Baylor University in 1967, and served in the United States Navy from 1967 – 1969 as a Supply Officer aboard the USS Duval County, LST-758. He attended law school at the Vanderbilt University School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review in 1972 and 1973, and from which...
Tyler Gregston
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(214) 800-5199 7929 Brookriver Dr
#605
Dallas, TX 75247
Employment and Civil Rights
Texas A&M University School of Law
Stephen C. Key
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(214) 615-7925 3710 Rawlins St
Suite 950
Dallas, TX 75219
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
Southern Methodist University
Bobby Devadoss
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(888) 351-0424 14651 Dallas Parkway
Suite 144
Dallas, TX 75254
Free ConsultationEmployment and Administrative
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Bobby Devadoss formerly worked as an attorney for the Federal Labor Relations Authority and later took a position with the Federal Aviation Administration before opening his own law firm.

With offices in Dallas, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta, Mr. Devadoss represents federal employees nationwide in disciplinary proceedings ( MSPB), civil rights advocacy ( EEOC) and work injury claims ( OWCP). He also counsels labor unions and governmental agencies.
Mark T. Mansfield
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Hurst, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
1550 Norwood Drive, Suite 107
Hurst, TX 76054
Employment, Business, Consumer and IP
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Mark has been licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas to practice in Texas state courts since November 1, 2013. Mark attended the University of North Texas in Denton, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature in August 2005. He studied law at Texas Wesleyan School of Law and graduated with his Juris Doctor in May 2013, after which the school became Texas A&M University School of Law in the fall of 2013. Mark served in the United States Army from August 2005 until July of 2009. He was stationed in Germany most of...
Adam Kielich
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Bedford, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
2205 Martin Drive, Suite 200-K
Bedford, TX 76021
Employment, Consumer, Divorce and Family
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
The Kielich Law Firm is a boutique law firm located in Bedford, Texas representing clients in employment law, family law and other personal areas of law in the Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas area. Visit the law firm website at www.kielichlawfirm.com to learn more about how attorney Adam Kielich can help you.

Areas of law include:

Employment Law
-FMLA
-Employment discrimination
-Harassment/hostile work environment
-Unpaid wages and overtime pay
-Tipped employees
-Wrongful termination
-Employee benefits

Family Law
-Divorce
-Uncontested divorce
-Custody modification
-Child support modification
-Child support enforcement
-QDRO
-CPS removal and termination
Hossain Arnold Shokouhi
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(214) 741-2662 3710 Rawlins Street
Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Securities
Michigan State University
Arnold Shokouhi is an equity owner and the Managing Partner for McCathern. Arnold currently practices in the area of commercial, director and officer liability, and employment litigation. Arnold also heads McCathern's Banking and Mortgage section, and has extensive experience in the mortgage banking industry. His section handles everything from drafting mortgage documents to dealing with state and federal compliance matters for financial institutions and service providers. Additionally, his experience handling transactional matters has given him the ability to effectively filter through the intricacies of complex commercial litigation matters. Arnold has played a critical role in the litigation of multi-million dollar...
C.Doris Okafor Dike
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Attorney
(972) 788-1400 5301 Spring Valley Rd Ste 200
Dallas, TX 75254
Employment, Business, Cannabis Law and Health Care
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Doris Dike's healthcare expertise is both deep and wide, covering regulatory compliance, contracts, health care operation audits, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) oversight. Before founding the law firm, Doris worked as a health care attorney and compliance officer. She developed and managed compliance programs that addressed government and industry requirements and their many implications. Her core areas of knowledge include risk assessments, Medicare and Medicaid law, the False Claims Act, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.

During her years with the home health industry, Doris served as an...
Jane Allen Clark
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Grand Prairie, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(972) 264-8881 214 SW 4th St
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Employment, Business, Criminal and Workers' Comp
JANE ALLEN CLARK LAW OFFICES OF JANE A. CLARK 214 S.W. 4TH Street Office: 972-264-8881 Grand Prairie, Texas 75051 Fax: 972-264-2840 Email: janeclarkattorney@hotmail.com Work History: Law Offices of Jane A. Clark Owner / Attorney & Counselor at Law See above 02/2003-present Private practice handling Texas Workers’ Compensation cases, Probate, and general legal practice including personal injury, collections, domestic relations, and criminal law. Law Offices of McLeish & Wheeler, P.C. Associate Attorney & Counselor at Law 6 month assignment from 03/01/2002-09/01/2002 Private practice handling Texas Workers’ Compensation cases and personal injury / disability...
Rob Ghio
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Arlington, TX Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(817) 543-2557 318 W Main St
Ste. 100
Arlington, TX 76010
Employment, Family and Immigration
Darren S. Harrington
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(214) 615-7925 3710 Rawlins St
Suite 950
Dallas, TX 75219
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
The University of Texas School of Law
Darren Harrington is a shareholder whose principal area of practice is focused on representing local, national, and international corporations and their officers in cases involving trade secrets, non-compete agreements, union issues, personnel, and government regulatory matters. He has been recognized as one of the premier Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defense counselors in the country, and is regularly called upon by employers to enforce and defend against restrictive covenants such non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, as well as defend against claims under the various anti-discrimination in employment statutes, the minimum wage and overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act...
Ty Mychael Sheaks
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(214) 741-2662 3710 Rawlins
Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Employment, Business, Health Care and Personal Injury
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Ty M. Sheaks is a partner with McCathern and is the go to “fixer” for McCathern’s most difficult and high-exposure litigation matters. He has a unique and diverse background counseling business partners in a variety of civil and commercial litigation matters on a national level. Prior to joining McCathern in 2013, Ty served as national trial counsel for a multi-national corporation handling all aspects of defending toxic tort and product liability claims in state and federal courts nationwide. Ty heads up McCathern’s Retail, Restaurant, and Hospitality Section, but has extensive experience and a successful track record in a variety...
Clark S. Willingham
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(214) 615-7925 3710 Rawlins St
Suite 950
Dallas, TX 75219
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Southern Methodist University
Clark S. Willingham is engaged in estate planning and taxation, handling the formation and governance of business entities, real estate transactions and governmental relations in Washington, D.C and Austin.

Mr. Willingham was born in Houston, Texas in 1944. He received an Accounting degree from Texas Tech University in 1967 He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the Dedman School of Law at SMU in 1971 and his LLM in Taxation in 1984. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1971. Mr. Willingham is a member of the American Law Institute, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of...
Samuel Slater Bakhtavar
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Irving, TX Employment Law Attorney
(214) 550-6455 5215 N'OConnor Blvd
Suite 200
Irving, TX 75039
Free ConsultationEmployment, Antitrust, Business and Collections
Loyola Marymount University and South Texas College of Law
Cynthia Figueroa
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Dallas, TX Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(214) 289-5051 Dallas, TX 75034
Free ConsultationEmployment, Administrative, Business and Municipal
SMU Dedman School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
David R. Gibson
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Irving, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(817) 740-4044 1304 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Ste. 212
Irving, TX 75038
Employment, Business, Construction and Consumer
Judge Gibson is a former civil trial judge with over two decades of experience representing real people, small and emerging businesses in consumer, contract, insurance, deceptive trade practices, fraud, and general business cases. Judge Gibson has tried over 600 cases and, in the last decade, has secured judgments, verdicts, and settlements for his clients in excess of $25,000,000.
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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


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