Prepared to Protect You

Navigating employment issues can be difficult for companies of all sizes. In fact, if a dispute is not handled correctly, it can have a lasting effect on the entity. Our team of employment attorneys has advised both small businesses and multistate corporations on issues relating to employment and labor matters.

Counsel on Employment Matters

Terminating an employee is never easy, but discussing the matter with an attorney can help reduce the risk of a claim. Our employment attorneys can assist you with decisions relating termination, employee classification, FLSA wage and hour requirements, unemployment compensation and other such matters.

Claims, Complaints, and Legal or Administrative Proceedings

If a current or former employee makes a complaint against you or your business, you need to speak to an employment lawyer right away. Our employment attorneys can help you navigate the employment claims process and defend your business if a legal proceeding is initiated against you. The following are employment claims that could be potentially destructive to your business:

  • Affirmative Action Plan issues
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance issues
  • EEOC and Related Charge and Complaint Responses
  • Workforce Commission Unemployment Claims and Pay Proceedings
  • Non-Competition Agreement Litigation
  • Arbitration and Mediation of Employment Disputes
  • COBRA issues
  • Contract and tort matters
  • Discrimination matters based on gender, age, disability, national origin, race or religion
  • Federal Civil Rights Act of 1991 issues
  • Texas Commission on Human Rights Act cases
  • Hiring and firing; job interview practices
  • Privacy and employee monitoring issues
  • Immigration Reform Act of 1991 issues
  • Occupations Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance matters
  • Older Workers Benefits Protection Act issues
  • Title VII claims, including sexual harassment and hostile work environment issues
  • Fair Labor Standards Wage and Hour disputes
  • Wrongful termination matters
  • EPLI insurance coverage
  • Employment Litigation

Employment Document Preparation and Reviews

Mullin Hoard & Brown employment attorneys are a resource for our clients as they review and prepare a variety of essential employment documents such as:

  • Employee handbooks and personnel policies
  • Employment letters, contracts and agreements
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Separation agreement
  • Military reservist and veterans protection policies
  • Drug and alcohol testing policies
  • Sexual discrimination and harassment policies
  • Prevention of workplace violence policies
  • Corporate ethics policies