Overview

Jamie L. Strickler is experienced in representing employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), juries and arbitrators throughout Texas. Recognizing the unique nature of employment lawsuits, she strives to work with her clients to achieve creative and excellent outcomes for complicated problems. She has represented employers in claims involving:

  • Discrimination based on gender, race, national origin, religious beliefs, and disability
  • Sexual harassment
  • Wrongful termination
  • Retaliation

Jamie has litigated on behalf of clients in employment, complex torts, and commercial matters throughout Texas and nationally. She has represented many national employers and frequently defended clients in lawsuits brought by workers who sustained catastrophic injuries or death in the workplace. She has significant experience handling claims related to misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of employment contracts and covenants not to compete. In addition to her litigation experience, she has provided legal guidance concerning regulatory and corporate governance matters, supply and distribution transactions, and business strategy.

Representative examples of Jamie's experience and successes include:

  • Won motion to dismiss, along with award of attorneys’ fees and sanctions, in state court defamation/slander case
  • Won motion for summary judgment in federal court age discrimination and retaliation case
  • Argued and obtained favorable ruling before Texas Workforce Commission regarding allegations of unfair wage practices
  • Won motion to dismiss based on forum selection clause in breach of contract case initiated by company’s minority shareholder

Prior to joining Littler, Jamie served as corporate counsel for a national franchisor. There, she managed a wide variety of franchisee disputes and litigation throughout the franchise system by working closely with local counsel throughout the country in developing litigation and trial strategy, evaluating the case, and advising the franchisor regarding potential exposure.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

2011 - Present

Member

Dallas Bar Association

2011 - Present

Member

American Bar Association

2011 - Present

Member

DFW Rescue Me

2013 - Present

Recognition

Order of the Barristers

Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law

News, Analysis & Press

Anatomy of a Data Breach – What Cyber Policies Should Cover

The Journal of Texas Insurance Law, Volume 13, No. 2

State Bar of Texas

Winter 2015

The Bermuda Triangle in Texas: How to Navigate the Tripartite Relationship

White Paper - 2014 Insurance Law Institute

November 13-14, 2014

Speaking Engagements

Employee Handbooks: Policy Updates You Need To Make

Vertical Alliance Group

October 2018

Ethical Dilemma: In-House Counsel as Whistleblower

Dallas Employer Conference

July 2018

Supervisor’s Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Correcting Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation

Vertical Alliance Group

September 2017

Departed Employee Litigation: Trade Secrets, Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation

Association of Corporate Counsel

April 2017

Fair Labor Standards Act: What to Expect in 2017

Client HR Team Presentation

February 2017

Risk Management for Placement Agencies: Right Things to Do When Things Go Wrong

Association of Premier Nanny Agencies (APNA)

October 2016

Independent Contracting Under Attack

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

May 2016

Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Dallas Bar Association

January 2016

Education

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 2011cum laude
  • B.A., University of Oklahoma, 2008magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admission

Texas

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas