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For two decades, Harry D. Jones has advised and defended employers in a range of employment law issues with extensive experience in employment litigation. As lead trial and arbitration counsel dozens of times, he has an impressive record of success in cases involving discrimination, harassment and retaliation. He has led the national class action defense of wage and hour cases; and has aggressively protected business interests from unfair competition. Harry also has expertise in Texas Workers’ Compensation issues, including benefits claims disputes. He frequently works with:

  • Payment processing companies
  • Financial services companies
  • Employers in healthcare
  • Educational institutions
  • Construction companies
  • Transportation companies

In addition to prevailing against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and beating the Teamsters in a vandalism case, he has handled dozens of disputes before the National Labor Review Board and the Department of Labor.  Harry has appeared before the United States Supreme Court and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as in Texas state courts and federal courts in:

  • California
  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Oklahoma
  • Florida
  • Guam

Additionally, Harry has led more than 50 high-profile investigations on behalf of school districts, cities, colleges, and private institutions. He also provides day-to-day advice to human resources professionals on hiring, training, pay, discipline, and termination.

Harry was a published editor of the Texas Tech Law Review, a Regents Scholar and a National Merit Scholar.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Board of Directors - Rae's Hope
  • Member, Advisory Board of Trustees - Cooper Aerobics Center
  • Member, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce
  • Publications, Media Relations and Speakers Committees - Dallas Bar Association
  • Co-chairman, Anti-Crime Task Force - Jubilee Park & Community Center, Dallas

RECOGNITION

  • Order of the Coif
  • Awarded, Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rating

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