Stephanie A. Hamm

Stephanie Hamm is experienced in labor and employment law, general commercial litigation, and trade secrets litigation.

Ms. Hamm’s labor and employment practice focuses on representing plaintiffs alleging discrimination, retaliation, and violations of wage and hour laws, including matters arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act.  Ms. Hamm has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in numerous lawsuits alleging breaches of covenants not to compete, trade secrets violations, breaches of fiduciary duties, and unfair competition.She practices in both state and federal court, and has participated in all phases of litigation from discovery through trial and appeal.

Ms. Hamm graduated from the University of Saint Thomas in 2006, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude, in 2009 from South Texas College of Law. While attending South Texas College of Law, Ms. Hamm was a varsity moot court advocate with one of the nation’s top advocacy programs, and was also a member of South Texas Law Review.  She also interned with United States District Judge David Hittner with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Prior to joining Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath, Ms. Hamm was a litigation associate with Berg &Androphy, where she practiced commercial litigation, qui tam litigation, and white collar criminal defense.

Significant Representations

  • Second-chaired federal jury trial in claim brought by a legal secretary for unpaid overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act, resulting in favorable verdict for client.
  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of oil and gas exploration company on a title dispute over property in the Eagle Ford shale in DeWitt County, Texas.
  • Represented whistleblowers in qui tam action against prominent hospital for violating supervision requirements during stereotactic radiosurgery procedures, which resulted in settlement.
  • Third-chaired the defense of a prominent Houston oncologist charged with four counts of felony insurance fraud, resulting in a complete acquittal.
  • First-chaired breach of contract case to the bench, resulting in judgment for client.
  • Successfully represented landlords in eviction proceedings.
  • Successfully dissolved post-judgment writ of garnishment on behalf of judgment debtor, resulting in favorable settlement of underlying debt.
  • Assisted in defense of oil services company in $300 million dollar consolidated federal litigation brought be the national oil company of Mexico against approximately thirty American defendants.