Overview

As an experienced litigator, Jeremy has successfully tried multiple matters before federal juries in Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. His trial experience includes:

  • Three multiplaintiff FLSA misclassification cases which resulted in complete defense verdicts from the juries
  • The successful prosecution of a breach of nonsolicitation agreement involving former agents, including the misappropriation of trade secrets and tortious interference claims, which resulted in a jury award of compensatory and punitive damages
  • The prosecution of an unfair competition/noncompete matter, in which the jury found in favor of plaintiff on all counts
  • A national origin harassment case in which he obtained a complete defense verdict from the jury

Jeremy advises and represents employers in the infrastructure, health care, insurance, staffing, and transportation industries in a broad range of employment law matters. He appears in state and federal courts throughout Texas and has specific experience with matters involving:

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Texas Covenant Not To Compete Act
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • State antidiscrimination statutes

He also assists clients with unfair competition issues, discrimination and harassment claims, and federal and state wage and hour audits.

Jeremy is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Prior to joining Littler in 2005, Jeremy was a judicial law clerk to the Hon. George P. Kazen, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas.

News, Analysis & Press

Fifth Circuit Rules on Tip Pooling

Insight

September 3, 2015

The New Face of Discrimination: Increasing Government Regulations and Three Practical Suggestions For How to Deal with Them

Inside Counsel

May 21, 2012

Four Tips to Help Managers Avoid Employment Litigation: How to Avoid Litigation Landmines Around the Workplace

Inside Counsel

May 7, 2012

The Perils of Using Unpaid Interns: Free Labor May End Up Costing Your Company Dearly

Inside Counsel

April 23, 2012

Five Things to Consider Before Drafting a Noncompete Agreement: How to Craft an Agreement That Protects Your Company and is Enforceable

Inside Counsel

April 9, 2012

Creating and Implementing an Effective Ethics and Compliance Program: One Size Does Not Fit All When it Comes to Compliance Policies

Inside Counsel

March 26, 2012

An Effective Compliance Policy Can Be the Cheapest Insurance a Company Can Buy: Federal Sentencing Guidelines are Harsher for Companies Without Compliance Policies

Inside Counsel

March 12, 2012

Why Ethics Training Is the Cheapest Insurance Policy

Dallas Bar Association

September 1, 2010

Gratz v. Grutter: Lessons for Pursuing Diversity in the Workplace

Oklahoma City Law Review

2004

Speaking Engagements

Proactively Manage Your Workforce - Or Face the Consequences if You Don't

Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference, San Antonio, TX

April 16, 2019

Timely Talk About Wage and Hour Law: Wage and Hour Mistakes Companies Still Make and What to Do About Them

November 29, 2017

Employment Law Update

Dallas, TX

July 20, 2017

Employment Law Update

Dallas Bar Association’s Corporate Counsel Section, Dallas, TX

June 8, 2017

Privacy Concerns in Today’s Technology-Based Workplace

The 2017 Executive Employer® Conference

May 11, 2017

New Developments and Future Challenges

Out & Equal Workplace Summit

2016

Labor Trends and Challenges Within the Restaurant Industry

NCR Synergy 2016, Dallas, TX

August 2016

Workplace Violence Prevention in the Age of the “Active Shooter”

TAB Employee Relations Summit, San Antonio, TX

July 21, 2016

2016 Employment Law Update

Dallas, TX

June 30, 2016

2016 Employment Law Update

Dallas, TX

June 8, 2016

Top Five Trends in Employment Litigation

Texas Center for the Judiciary

2016

Balancing Religious, Disability and Transgender Accommodations in the Workplace

Out & Equal Workplace Summit

2015

Privacy and the Internet

26th Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute

2015

Employment Law Update

Dallas, TX

June 13, 2013

Education

  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2004With Honors
  • B.A., Texas A&M University, 2001

Bar Admission

Texas

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • 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
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas