Dallas employment lawyer Barry Hersh is Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. If you are a Texas employee or Texas employer and you are interested in obtaining a consultation with Dallas employment attorney Barry Hersh or retaining the Texas employment law firm's services, please contact the Hersh Law Firm by telephone or via our website Contact Us page.
When you first contact our Dallas, Texas law firm, please be sure to provide us with enough information to determine whether or not Dallas employment attorney Barry Hersh is conflicted from providing you representation.
If you are a Texas employee with an employment discrimination, wrongful termination, overtime pay, unpaid bonus or commission, severance agreement or other employment law dispute, this means that you should include your name, telephone number, e-mail address, the name of the employer and/or persons with whom you have an employment law dispute, and the general nature of your employment law concern (e.g. wrongful termination, sexual harassment in the workplace, non compete agreement dispute, age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, unpaid overtime, etc.). It is important that you do not provide specific details about your Texas employment law situation until our Dallas employment attorney determines that his Texas employment law firm is not conflicted. Dallas employment lawyer Barry Hersh may not be able to pursue an attorney-client relationship with you if he has a client with interests possibly adverse to yours.
If you are a Texas employer interested in obtaining Dallas attorney Barry Hersh's employment law services, please contact our Texas employment law firm and be sure to provide your name, telephone number, and the name of your company or organization. It is also helpful if you state that you are a Texas employer. Dallas employment lawyer Barry Hersh drafts and reviews executive severance release agreement, employment contracts, and Texas non-compete agreements; creates or revises employment handbooks; performs wage and hour/overtime pay and independent contractor audits; investigates workplace discrimination and workplace harassment claims; performs on-site employment law training; provides day-to-day human resources and personnel law counseling, and represents businesses involved in Texas employment litigation before the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Labor Board, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), state and federal courts, and before arbitrators and mediators.
If Dallas employment attorney Barry Hersh or the Hersh employment law firm is unable to represent you, we will make every effort to refer you to another Dallas employment law firm which handles employment law litigation, civil rights, or employee rights.
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Dallas employment lawyer Barry Hersh is Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. According to the State Bar of Texas, less than one percent of Texas' 77,000 licensed attorneys are Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law. Dallas employment attorney Barry Hersh is licensed to practice law by the Texas Supreme Court, the federal U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, and Western District of Texas.
Texas employment lawyers like Barry Hersh handle the following types of employment law matters: pregnancy discrimination, religious discrimination and harassment, race discrimination, sex discrimination, age discrimination, color discrimination, sexual harassment in the workplace, gender harassment, racial harassment, gender discrimination, national origin discrimination, religious discrimination, employment retaliation, workers' compensation retaliation, unpaid overtime and related overtime pay disputes, whistleblower claims, wrongful termination in violation of public policy/Sabine Pilot, breach of employment agreement, breach of employment contract, unpaid commissions, unpaid bonuses, claims for other unpaid or denied compensation or benefits, and employee stock option claims.
Texas employment lawyers, like Dallas employment attorney Barry Hersh, handle claims arising under numerous employment law-related statutes, including claims for violations of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (discrimination against women because they are pregnant), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)(age discrimination), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) (race discrimination, gender discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, sexual harassment, racial harassment, national origin discrimination, religious discrimination, retaliation, and failure to provide a religious accommodation), Civil Rights Act of 1866 (race discrimination, national origin discrimination, retaliation), Equal Pay Act (EPA), Texas Labor Code, Texas Pay Day Act, Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA) (race discrimination, sex discrimination, sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, racial harassment, national origin discrimination, religious discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, and failure to provide a religious accommodation), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)(child labor laws, unpaid overtime, wage and hour claims), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)(retaliation for taking pregnancy leave, paternity leave, maternity leave, medical leave, or leave to care for a sick relative), Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notice Act (WARN)(mass layoffs, plant closings), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)(denial of benefits and retaliation), USERRA (employment discrimination against employees in the military), the retaliation provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and other federal, state and local employment laws.
Dallas overtime lawyer Barry Hersh and the Hersh employment law firm also can assist you with the review and negotiation of a severance agreement, termination agreement, separation agreement, release agreement, and other post employment agreements. These agreements generally are offered in exchange for a release of claims against a former employer. The terms of these separation agreements, termination agreements, severance agreements, release agreements, and other post employment agreements may dramatically affect your employee rights, including whether you may bring or maintain a lawsuit against a former employer.
Dallas employment and labor lawyer Barry Hersh represents Texas employees and employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) (formerly known as the Texas Commission on Human Rights (TCHR) (also known as the Texas Labor Board)), and the U.S. Department of Labor.