Put A Houston Employment Litigation Lawyer On Your Side Today
From multimillion-dollar corporations to small, privately owned businesses, violations of state and federal employment laws can be costly for employers and employees alike. If you are an employee or a business with employment litigation concerns, we encourage you to contact the Houston employment litigation team at Patterson PC today.
Our founding attorney Pete Patterson is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is an employment litigation lawyer with more than 30 years of experience. Patterson PC provides outstanding trial advocacy in all types of employment law matters, and we are here to help you, too.
To set up a meeting regarding your employment law concerns, please call us in Houston at 713-804-9318 or complete our contact form. Patterson PC represents clients throughout Texas, as well as clients with headquarters in other states.
Why Hire Patterson PC For Your Employment Litigation Case?
- We have more than 30 years of legal experience.
- We have won more than $190 million for our clients.
- We are backed by dozens of client testimonials.
- We have represented some of the biggest names in the business world.
See our case results to learn more about the high level of service and representation that we provide.
Texas Is A ‘Right-To-Work’ State
Due to the fact that Texas is a “right-to-work” state, employment litigation issues in Texas can be particularly troublesome for individuals seeking justice after their employer has done them wrong. While “right to work” may sound as if the employee has certain rights to find fair employment, “right to work” is often referred to by legal professionals as “right-to-be-fired.” In effect, the “right to work” legislation prohibits certain union agreements. This means that an employer can reprimand or fire an employee and a union cannot step into the dispute. However, this does not mean that employees have no options when seeking a legal remedy to an employment dispute.
Know Your Options
For every aspect and rule at your workplace, you can be sure that there is a form of employment law and litigation that controls it. To this end, employment litigation can be incredibly complex to the average American worker, but it also means that you likely have a multitude of rights of which you were never aware. No matter what is going on at your job, if you think there might be some sort of violation at hand, talk to Patterson PC know about your situation.
We represent clients in the full range of employment litigation matters, including:
- Arbitration agreements
- Breach of employment contracts, including non-compete agreements and non-disclosure agreements
- Discrimination against protected classes
- Wage and hour disputes
- Sexual harassment and other forms of workplace misconduct
- Wrongful termination
Texas has strict statutes of limitations in place that will prevent an employee from filing an employment law claim if too much time has passed. In most cases — and especially those involving some form of discrimination — the claim must be filed with the state within 190 days of the first incident of issue, and within 300 days when filing your claim with the federal government. It is imperative that you speak to our Houston employment law attorney today to rebalance the scales and unstack the odds that were tipping against you.
Contact Patterson PC Today
To schedule a meeting to discuss your employment law concerns, please call us in Houston at 713-804-9318 or complete our contact form. Patterson PC represents clients throughout the Houston area and all of Texas.