Employment Featured Transactions

  • Successful defense and settlement of FLSA case asserted against firm transportation client.
  • Successful defense and settlement of FLSA claims asserted against a client construction material company. 
  • Negotiation and preparation of employment agreements and stock option plan for client management team.
  • Evaluated the enforceability of non-competition agreements in Texas and numerous other states for multiple firm clients.
  • Negotiated separation agreement of construction company co-founder, with company sales in excess of $100 million.
  • Worked on employment structure issues in connection with consolidation of two largest companies in niche industrial services sector.
  • Represented CEO hired following recapitalization of largest industrial services company in its market sector (annual revenues of $120 million).
  • Confidential settlement (including permanent injunctions) of claims asserted by a national manufacturing firm against two former employees for breach of a non-compete and non-circumvention agreement, as well as misappropriation of intellectual property.
  • Successfully defended a drug and alcohol testing firm in multiple jury trials from claims asserted that led to employee terminations.
  • Settlement for nominal amount of sexual harassment claim asserted against national medical laboratory and one of its shareholder/executives.
  • Recovery for multi-national company of monies misappropriated by a former executive through settlement and forced sale of executive’s real estate assets.
  • Representation in arbitration of software company on employee/shareholder claims of wrongful termination, breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder oppression claims where arbitration award was less than dollar amount offered by client prior to assertion of claim.
  • Successful jury trial defense of corporate employer, who was not a subscriber to Texas Workers' Compensation, whose employee suffered a severe burn on a jobsite.
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of CFO/shareholder against technology company posturing to go public, on claims of shareholder oppression forcing a buyout at a confidential price.
  • Confidential settlement of CEO claims over wrongful termination, age discrimination, and breach of contract and stock option rights with a complicated vesting schedule.
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of foreign national former division manager against a global oilfield services company, complicated by Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues.
  • Advised multiple firm clients on employment handbook issues, hiring processes, performance review procedures, termination processes, and employee claim resolution.