Former In-House Counsel Jarrett R. Andrews Joins Littler's Dallas Office
DALLAS, TX (August 14, 2012) - Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the world’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, has added Jarrett R. Andrews as a shareholder in its Dallas office. Andrews previously served as managing counsel for Energy Future Holdings Corp. (EFH), whose holdings include Texas’ largest power generation company and Texas’ largest mining company. While at EFH, Andrews was responsible for the full range of labor and employment matters.
“We are excited to welcome someone of Jarrett’s background to our Dallas office,” said Jennifer A. Youpa, managing shareholder of Littler’s Dallas office. “Jarrett’s in-house experience, coupled with his deep knowledge of labor and employment law, makes him an excellent addition to our already robust and growing practice.”
Andrews focuses his practice on litigating labor and employment claims, including the National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, as well as the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. He has represented clients in state and federal courts, before the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and in arbitrations under the Federal Arbitration Act and collective bargaining agreements.
Experienced in handling a wide spectrum of workplace issues, Andrews has expertise in the areas of employee benefits, compliance and reductions-in-force. He also advises on labor relations strategies, collective bargaining agreement negotiations and regularly conducts management and employee training.
“Littler’s reputation, talented pool of attorneys, and depth and reach of its practice were among the many qualities that attracted me to the firm, and I look forward to utilizing my legal background and in-house counsel experience to serve the firm’s clients locally, nationally and globally,” added Andrews.
Andrews is an active member of a number of professional and community organizations, including the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. He is also a Veterans Assistance committee member of the Dallas Bar Association and sat on the Board of Directors for Reading is Fundamental. He is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor & Employment Law.
Andrews received his J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law (2001) and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Texas Tech University (1998).
About Littler Mendelson
With over 900 attorneys and 56 offices throughout the U.S. and globally, Littler Mendelson is the world’s largest labor and employment firm exclusively devoted to representing management. As the only U.S. member of the Ius Laboris global alliance, Littler has extensive resources to address the needs of multinational clients, from navigating international employment laws and labor relations issues to applying corporate policies worldwide. Established in 1942, the firm has litigated, mediated and negotiated some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record.