Labor & Employment Law

Strong Pipkin represents employers in disputes arising from almost every aspect of the employer-employee relationship.

Our lawyers handle cases involving employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful denial of employment benefits, workers' compensation claims, covenants not to compete, theft of trade secrets, negligent hiring and supervision, employment contracts, wrongful discharge, negligent and intentional infliction of emotional distress and defamation.

We counsel clients regarding compliance with regulations under the jurisdiction of various federal and state agencies, including the U. S. Department of Labor's Wage-Hour Division, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Review Commission, Texas Commission on Human Rights and the Texas Workforce Commission. We also advise companies and executives drafting non-competition agreements, employee handbooks, employment agreements, and confidentiality agreements.

Our lawyers have successfully represented clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, administrative hearings and negotiations, and in employment dispute litigation.