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Labor & Employment - Thornton, Biechlin, Reynolds & Guerra

Labor & Employment

With offices located in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, and McAllen, Texas, we provide exclusive and timely support and advice for handling employment matters in diverse areas of the state. Of course, our focus is still on claim avoidance through timely advice and counsel before events occur which can lead to lawsuits; however, the firm has extensive jury trial experience in a wide variety of employment law matters. Our expertise includes:

  • Management counseling

  • Review and preparation of personnel policies and procedures and employee handbooks

  • Representation in administrative matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Texas Commission on Human Rights and Texas Workforce Commission

  • Representation of management in state and federal court, for employment related matters involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Americans with Disabilities Act; Age Discrimination in EmploymentAct; Polygraph Protection Act; Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act; Worker’s Compensation Retaliation; Family Medical Leave Act; Fair Labor Standards Act; Texas Commission on Human Rights Act; Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act; National Labor Relations Act; and defense against a variety of other claims, such as intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy, defamation and negligence

  • Preparation of arbitration agreements and non-subscriber programs

  • Training and preventative seminars to comply with recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions

  • Wage/hour audits; FLSA claims

Michael H. Wallis
Michael H. Wallis