Stafford, Texas Employment Lawyers

Kalandra N. Wheeler
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Texas Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience

Kalandra N. Wheeler is a trial lawyer with Wiley Wheeler, P.C. representing employees in Houston, and surrounding areas. Ms. Wheeler is dedicated to protecting the rights of employees and helping individuals understand... Read More »
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William W. Ogden
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Texas Employment Law Attorney with 43 years experience

Bill Ogden is a partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2017 and practices in the trial and appellate groups. He has extensive courtroom and appellate experience in a wide range of commercial... Read More »
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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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Linda Broocks
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Texas Employment Law Lawyer with 42 years experience

Linda Broocks is partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2017 and maintains an active practice in trials and appeals of complex commercial, securities, personal injury, employment and real... Read More »
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Stafford, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(713) 533-8171 10701 Corporate Dr
Ste 185
Stafford, TX 77477
Employment
University of Houston Law Center
Stafford, TX Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(281) 240-1122 12818 Century Dr
Stafford, TX 77477
Employment, Antitrust, Business and IP
University of Houston Law Center
Stafford, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(281) 276-2754 12600 Executive Drive
Stafford, TX 77477
Employment, Administrative, Business and International
The University of Texas School of Law
Stafford, TX Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(281) 491-4838 10701 Corporate Dr
Ste 185
Stafford, TX 77477
Employment, Criminal, Education and Juvenile
Syracuse University College of Law
Stafford, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
PO Box 1576
Stafford, TX 77497
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Education
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Evan B. Lange
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Sugar Land, TX Employment Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(713) 909-4558 14015 Southwest Freeway
#14
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Employment and Estate Planning
SMU Dedman School of Law
Eric Lee Pines
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(832) 533-3242 8544 West Bellfort, Suite 130
Houston, TX 77071
Employment and Workers' Comp
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Lionel Martin
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Sugar Land, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(281) 277-3066 12946 S. Dairy Ashford
Suite 220
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Employment and Business
University of Houston - Main Campus
Allecia Pottinger
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Bellaire, TX Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(832) 930-0997 6300 West Loop South, Suite 610
Bellaire, TX 77401
Employment, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Texas Southern University
Allecia Lindsey Pottinger, J.D., attended Texas Southern University where she received her Bachelor degree in Sociology, and Juris Doctorate. She became licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1995 and started her solo-practice. In 1997, Allecia started working for the NAACP as the staff attorney and later became their legal program director. She is currently working as a hearing examiner for the Texas Education Agency and an independent practitioner who founded the Allecia Lindsey Pottinger Law Firm, PLLC. She was the recipient of the Houston Lawyers Associations’ Outstanding Service Award and the NAACP’s...
David Minh Nguyen
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(281) 777-1236 9440 Bellaire Blvd.
Suite 226
Houston, TX 77036
Free ConsultationEmployment, Family, Immigration and Probate
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Attorney David Nguyen received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Houston. During his undergraduate studies, Attorney Nguyen developed a passion for minority-related issues when he enrolled in a course in African American studies. This course allowed Attorney Nguyen to explore the historical, cultural, political, economic, and social development [or lack thereof] of minorities in the United States.

After completing his undergraduate studies, Attorney Nguyen attended Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, which has been ranked number one in achieving diversification in its student body.

Attorney Nguyen has worked as an Attorney for private law firms and...
Robert J. Wiley
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Experienced & Dedicated Employment Law Attorney! Advocacy for Texas Employees!

I aggressively advocate for employees who have been wronged in the workplace. I will work diligently for the best possible outcome! Visit my website to see case results and information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Susan Soussan
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Texas Employment Law Lawyer with 43 years experience

University of Houston Law Center and The University of Texas School of LawTexas, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 5th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
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Stanley Santire
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HOUSTON, TX Employment Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(713) 787-0405 7500 San Felipe, Suite 900
HOUSTON, TX 77063
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and International
University of Texas - Austin
With extensive trial experience, Stanley P. Santire is a highly experienced mediator with advanced training in Alternative Dispute Resolution, He assists lawyers and their client resolve disputes. His primary experience is in employment matters, non-compete-agreements, trade secrets, business transactions, and construction issues, As trial lawyer active in Stte and Federal Courts, he understands the risks and issues that confront litigants, He is credentialed as as an Advanced Mediator by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. Prior to establishing the Santire Law Firm, PLLC he was Chief Legal Counsel for Lockheed Aircraft International, responsible for dealing with international...
Bruce Coane
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(713) 850-0066 5177 Richmond Avenue
Suite 770
Houston, TX 77056
Employment and Immigration
Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Mr. Coane received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors from Penn State University in 1979. He received a Juris Doctor Degree in Law from the University of Houston in 1981, and is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United State Court of Appeals in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Francisco. He is also admitted to practice by the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
Anton Pal Montano
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Bellaire, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(866) 316-2889 6575 West Loop South, Suite 500
Bellaire, TX 77401
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Tax
University of Alabama School of Law and Cornell University
Anton Montano is the principal attorney of the Montano Law Firm PLLC, and has almost 19 years of experience licensed as an attorney and counselor at law in Texas. Mr. Montano focuses on assisting small businesses and individuals with their legal needs in business, employment, and tax law.
Ned Gill III
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Bellaire, TX Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(713) 271-8383 6575 West Loop South, 6th FL
Bellaire, TX 77401
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Collections and Criminal
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Attorney Ned Gill III, is a reputed lawyer who has been committed to the field of family law for quite a handful of years. Belonging to a family associated with law and jurisdiction in Texas, Mr. Ned Gill III is undoubtedly a name with a high recall value amongst the people of Texas. Under his scope of work lies litigation/Mediation for divorce cases, arbitration and more. Being one of the most sought after professional lawyers in the arena of family law in United State, what distinguishes him is his intelligent and expert legal advice to all his customers seeking legal...
Shelly M. Davis
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(713) 349-9299 2630 Fountain View Dr #100
Houston, TX 77057
Free ConsultationEmployment, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Joseph Tan Tung
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Sugar Land, TX Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Employment, Business, Energy and IP
Joseph Tung brings nearly 20 years of business and legal experience to the table that began with investment banking and continued through an appellate judicial clerkship, a regional and national law firm, and a global oilfield services company. In 2009, Joseph started a full-service private practice offering general counsel services for a variety of businesses and investors. His practice areas included corporate, transactional, employment, litigation, intellectual property, mergers, acquisition, and real estate law. By 2016, Tung Law Firm, PLLC now represents a diverse range of clients in many industries ranging from information technology, construction, oil and...
Ronald Edward Dupree Jr
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(832) 800-4529 2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Suite 4100
Houston, TX 77056
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Civil Rights
Florida State University College of Law
I represent employees in legal disputes. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to hire an employment lawyer, you should choose one that is passionate about protecting your legal rights at every opportunity. I established the Dupree Law Firm to be a consistent advocate for employee rights in the workplace.

I began my legal career in the management services division of a large, publicly-traded real estate investment trust. In this role I was responsible for the recruitment, hiring, evaluation, promotion and coaching of all employees reporting to me. As a member of the...
Achmed Mirari 'Alexander' Defreitas
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(832) 390-2388 2800 Post Oak Blvd #4100
Houston, TX 77056
Employment, Business, Criminal and DWI
Limor Ben-Maier
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(713) 353-2000 5847 San Felipe St
#2300
Houston, TX 77057
Employment, Appeals, Construction and IP
Gonzaga University School of Law
Ajay Choudhary
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(281) 888-7074 8702 Westpark Dr
Houston, TX 77063
Employment, Criminal, Family and Immigration
Southern Methodist University
Do not hesitate to contact Law Firm of Khemka & Choudhary, if you need legal expertise on employment law, immigration law, criminal defense law, family law, deportation, retaliation, administrative hearings, and general practice. Call ( 281 ) 888-7074. Special Hours on Saturdays : 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Robert Teir
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(713) 559-0580 3701 Briarpark Dr. Suite 125
Houston, TX 77042-5276
Employment, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Charles Henry Peckham
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney
(713) 574-9044 Two Bering Park
800 Bering Drive, Suite 220
Houston, TX 77057
Employment
Chukwudi Egbuonu
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer
(713) 635-9488 10333 Harwin Drive
Suite 375D
Houston, TX 77036
Employment, Civil Rights and Consumer
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Mark Taylor McDonald
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 57 years experience
(713) 667-4141 3003 South Loop W
Houston, TX 77054
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Charles Marcellus Vethan
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(713) 526-2222 3501 Allen Pkwy
Houston, TX 77019
Employment, Business, IP and Trademarks
Southern Methodist University
Texas business attorney, Charles M.R. Vethan, earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence at Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta, Canada. Mr. Vethan served as an editor for The International Lawyer, as well as authored articles on international letters of credit, the role of insurance defense counsel in complex litigation matters, and Implied Licenses in Copyrights. He also presented courses through the National Business Institute to attorneys and CPAs on corporate structure and governance. Mr. Vethan is one of less than 20 attorneys practicing in Texas who are...
Beatriz Adriana Sosa-Morris
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(844) 885-2267 5612 Chaucer Drive
Houston, TX 77005
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
South Texas College of Law
Attorney Beatriz “Bea” Sosa-Morris was born in McAllen, Texas, and raised in Angleton, Texas. She watched her parents' American dream come to fruition when they started their small business called "Angleton Tire Shop." At that moment, she knew that she wanted to realize her American dream and enter a profession in which she could assist others through difficult times in their lives. Her first job was at the family tire shop where she developed her work ethic. Her family turned a rundown fruit stand into a tire shop where every member of her immediate family has worked including...
John R. Walker
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(713) 588-0446 1001 McKinney St.
Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77002
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Defense, Maritime and Workers' Comp
South Texas College of Law
JOHN R. WALKER is a Partner in SBSB's Houston office. For the past almost twenty-five years, it has been my privilege to represent insurance and employer interests focusing on the defense of claims brought under the Longshore and Harbor Act, the Defense Base (DBA), the Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) Instrumentalities Act, the Jones Act, and General Maritime and Admiralty Law. Additionally, John also has extensive experience in First Party Insurance Defense matters, representing employers, insurance carriers, and third parties in State, Federal and Appellate courts. Prior to joining the firm, John handled First Party Insurance Defense,...
Jim Saxon Hart
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(713) 230-2200 8441 Gulf Freeway #600
Houston, TX 77017
Employment, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
Texas Tech University School of Law
After obtaining his Juris Doctorate degree, with honors, from Texas Tech School of Law in 1991, Jim gained a great deal of experience practicing labor and employment law in Houston with Andrews & Kurth. He made the move to Williams Hart in 1995 and is now partner of the firm. Jim is dedicated to helping his clients get the best possible results from their cases. He has tried a wide range of personal injury law suits in Texas and Pennsylvania involving toxic torts, product liability, work-related injuries, and more. He was named a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters between the...
Joshua A. Verde
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(713) 909-4347 4600 Highway 6 N
Suite 320
Houston, TX 77084
Free ConsultationEmployment
South Texas College of Law
The Verde Law Firm, PLLC was founded in 2012 by managing member Joshua A. Verde with the goal of bringing cost-effective legal representation to individuals and businesses who value competent, results-driven service. We represent individuals and businesses in labor and employment cases including wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, unpaid overtime (FLSA), and employment/severance agreements. In addition to labor and employment matters, we represent clients in commercial disputes, contract matters, and aviation matters. Flexible fee arrangements allow us to offer the most value to our clients while providing efficient and dedicated representation. Our office is conveniently located near the Energy Corridor of...
Shane Allister McClelland
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Katy, TX Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(713) 242-1302 440 Cobia Drive
Suite 101
Katy, TX 77494
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
South Texas College Of Law
Shane fearlessly and compassionately pursues helping injured people by giving them the personalized representation and attention they deserve.

The Law Office of Shane McClelland helps injured people recover damages and settlements for their employment law cases, personal injury cases, Hurricane and natural disaster claims, and business disputes across Texas, Colorado, and Nebraska. If you need an experienced trial lawyer, then call (713) 242-1302 or visit his website at hmtrial.com.

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William W. Ogden
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(713) 844-3001 711 Louisiana Street, Suite 1800
Houston, TX 77002
Employment, Administrative and Energy
The University of Texas School of Law
Bill Ogden is a partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2017 and practices in the trial and appellate groups. He has extensive courtroom and appellate experience in a wide range of commercial litigation, with concentration in communications and First Amendment law, employment litigation, financial services and energy law. Bill is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is one of the foremost First Amendment attorneys in the state of Texas having represented traditional media such as newspapers, broadcasters, journalists and book publishers, as well as internet...
Linda Broocks
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(713) 844-3002 711 Louisiana Street, Suite 1800
Houston, TX 77002
Employment, Personal Injury, Real Estate and Securities
The University of Texas School of Law
Linda Broocks is partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2017 and maintains an active practice in trials and appeals of complex commercial, securities, personal injury, employment and real estate cases.

Linda is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also a certified mediator, with experience mediating a variety of civil suits, and an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Linda has been recognized by Thomson Reuters among the Texas Super Lawyers in civil litigation defense in every year of voting. She was...
David Wayne Hodges
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(877) 342-2020 4409 Montrose Blvd.
Ste. 200
Houston, TX 77006
Employment, Appeals, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
University of Houston - Main Campus
David Hodges, founding partner at Hodges & Foty, LLP, was born in McAllen, Texas, and moved to Cypress when he was seven. He attended Cy-Fair Senior High School, and discovered he wanted to go to law school after participating in a mock trial in his senior government class.

After graduation, he joined the Corps of Cadets and attended Texas A&M University where he earned his B.S. degree in 1989. After graduating from Texas A&M University, he was immediately commissioned in the Navy and deployed to the Persian Gulf. When he transferred from active duty to the Navy Reserves, he...
Robert J. Wiley
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(713) 337-1333 1651 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77006
Employment
Tulane University School of Law
Mynor Eddie Rodriguez
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(888) 351-3773 1300 McGowen
Suite 280
Houston, TX 77004
Employment, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
St. Mary's University School of Law
Throughout his career, Eddie has had the opportunity to take on the largest defendants. After graduating from law school, Mr. Rodriguez he honed the writing skills that he utilizes today to win for his clients working for various appellate court judges. Mr. Rodriguez served the Great State of Texas as the Chief Committee Clerk of the Human Services Committee in the Texas House of Representatives where he managed over one hundred pieces of legislation during the tumultuous 78th Legislative Session. He has represented petrochemical and construction workers in their personal injury claims. Eddie mastered his...
Julie L. St. John
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Houston, TX Employment Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(713) 337-1333 1651 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77006
Employment and Administrative
Tulane University School of Law
Julie L. St. John is a trial attorney in Wiley Wheeler, P.C.’s Houston office. Ms. St. John has always had a passion for fighting for change and continues to do so by zealously advocating for each and every one of her clients.

Ms. St. John graduated cum laude from Tulane University Law School. At Tulane, Ms. St. John was the Notes and Comments Editor for the Tulane Journal of Technology & Intellectual Property. Her comment, Slowing Down High-Speed Trading: Why the SEC Should Allow a New Exchange a Chance to Compete , was published in Volume 19. Ms. St. John was...
Raudel Armando Canche
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(888) 902-6245 3737 Buffalo Speedway
Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77098
Free ConsultationEmployment, Family, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Randy Canche has represented a diverse array of clients and devotes the majority of his practice to complex litigation matters. He has successfully settled hundreds and tried dozens of cases in state, federal, administrative, and arbitration courts throughout the world. Mr. Canche received his Bachelor of Science Degrees in Chemistry and Economics from Baylor University, where he graduated with highest honors and was on the Dean’s List every semester.
Since his law school graduation, Mr. Canche has worked at some of the country’s most prestigious law firms, where he has represented Plaintiffs in large personal injury, medical malpractice, commercial litigation, product...
Blair Bernard Brininger III
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(713) 659-3737 1400 Broadfield
suite 200
Houston, TX 77084
Free ConsultationEmployment
Galvin Kennedy
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(888) 449-2068 711 W. Alabama Street
Houston, TX 77006
Employment and Personal Injury
University of Houston - Main Campus
Galvin Kennedy, founding partner at Kennedy Hodges, LLP, was born in the Chicago, Illinois, area. His parents divorced when he was young and he was influenced by watching his mother work to support her four children. When he was ten years old, his mother moved her family to Houston, Texas. After graduating from high school, Mr. Kennedy attended Northern Illinois University on a full scholarship as the captain of the university's prestigious national debate team. During his time on the debate team, he was awarded dozens of regional and national speaker awards. He graduated magna cum laude in 1992 with a...
Brad Wyly
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Houston, TX Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(713) 236-8330 1415 North Loop West
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77008
Employment, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
The University of Texas School of Law
Mr. Wyly's practice is focused on representing Texas families against insurance companies in a wide range of personal injury and bad faith insurance cases. Mr. Wyly's law firm, Wyly & Cook, PLLC, has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of individuals and their loved ones in hundreds of auto accident cases in the Houston area and throughout Texas. Mr. Wyly has represented hundreds of Texas homeowners and business owners against insurance companies for failure to pay legitimate hail, wind, fire, and other insurance claims. In these cases, Mr. Wyly holds insurance companies accountable for their actions...
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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.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.