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Suzanne M. Potter-Padilla represents employers in federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission, in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state laws.  Suzanne regularly handles litigation matters involving:

  • Civil rights and equal employment opportunity litigation
  • The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Wrongful discharge and related state torts
  • Unfair competition
  • Workers' compensation retaliation

Suzanne also counsels clients in issues arising under federal immigration laws, with particular emphasis on compliance-related matters. She also has extensive experience representing employers before the U. S. Department of Labor and U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in obtaining non-immigrant and permanent resident status on behalf of employees.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member, Texas State Bar

RECOGNITION

  • Order of the Barristers

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