Overview

Timothy A. Rybacki represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on litigation involving:

  • Unfair competition
  • Theft of trade secrets
  • Duties of loyalty and confidentiality
  • Non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • Traditional labor law matters
  • Discrimination, harassment and retaliation

He practices in federal and state courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He also appears before the National Labor Relations Board and handles labor management relations.

Since joining Littler Mendelson, Timothy has served as a frequent author, editor and presenter on labor and employment matters.

In law school, he was the executive editor of the Emory International Law Review.

Recognition

Recipient, Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law

American Bar Association and Bloomberg BNA

Recipient, W. Richard Smith Award for Excellence in Legal Writing and Research and Writing

Recipient, Dean's Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Wage and Hour Law

Speaking Engagements

Addressing Human Resources Issues in Home Care

2015 Financial Management Conference - National Association for Home Care & Hospice, Nashville, TN

June 28, 2015

The 2014 Houston Employer Conference

Houston, TX

August 14, 2014

The 2011 Houston Employer Conference

Houston, TX

August 11, 2011

Hot Topics in Employee Law and Unfair Competition

61st Annual Oil and Gas Law Conference - Institute for Energy Law-Center for American and International Law

2010

Navigating Non-Compete Agreements, Non-Solicitation Agreements, and Trade Secrets-Enforcement Side

Employment Law Institute - Houston Bar Association

2009

Protecting Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information when Employees Leave

22nd Annual Technology Law Conference - The University of Texas School of Law

2009

Effective Strategies to Prevent Unfair Competition

Annual Conference - Texas Banker's Association

2008

Covenants Not to Compete and Other Effective Strategies to Prevent Unfair Competition

Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute - Houston Intellectual Property Law Association/University of Houston Law Foundation

2007

Noncompetition Agreements: Latest Developments and Special Considerations for Technology Companies

20th Annual Technology Law Conference - The University of Texas School of Law

2007

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2006
  • B.B.A., University of Texas McCombs School of Business, 2001

Bar Admission

Tennessee
Texas

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit