Employment

Dow Golub Remels & Gilbreath represents individuals and small businesses in employment related matters.

We litigate at all levels of federal and state courts and regularly represent clients before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other governmental agencies. Representative matters handled by our attorneys include: (i) job discrimination matters arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act; (ii)representation during investigations conducted by the EEOC; (iii) overtime matters arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act; (iv) issues involving the Family and Medical Leave Act; (v) consulting regarding ERISA benefit issues, as well as suits to recover wrongly denied ERISA benefits; (vi) breach of contract; and (vii) representation before the Texas Workforce Commission. The Firm also represents clients in enforcing non-competition agreements and with the protection of proprietary trade secrets.

In addition to litigation related matters, the Firm assists and counsels our clients, both employers and employees, in the negotiation and drafting of executive employment, non-disclosure, non-competition and severance agreements. We counsel clients regarding employee raiding issues, and help employers in protecting confidential information upon the departure of key employees.