Employment issues affect individuals and businesses every day. Both individuals and businesses need to know what their rights and obligations are in the employment relationship. Whether you are an individual trying to determine your rights or you are a business owner trying to understand your legal obligations to your employees, The Hennessy Law Firm, PLLC is a firm that can assist you. Our attorneys have the resources, tools, and experience to effectively counsel you and advise you of your legal rights.

Our attorney Thomas Hennessy is highly experienced in pursuing and defending employment claims of all types, including employment contracts, discrimination claims, retaliation claims, FMLA claims, overtime claims and claims related to non-compete and non-solicit agreements.

Thomas Hennessy has a wealth of experience in litigating employment related claims. In addition to his litigation work, He also counsels and assists employers in taking actions to prevent employment lawsuits. Here at The Hennessy Law Firm, PLLC we counsel individuals on how to work through employment issues to prevent litigation.

Thomas Hennessy has over 25 years’ experience in the following areas:

  • Employment Contracts
  • Wage and overtime disputes
  • Wrongful termination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Employment Discrimination (race, gender, pregnancy, national origin, disability and age)
  • Retaliation
  • False claims defense
  • Whistleblower protection
  • Drafting employment policies and handbooks
  • Handling EEOC and Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights Division Charges
  • Family Medical Leave Act claims
  • Drafting and reviewing Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements.

For employees:

If you are an employee, we counsel you and guide you through the process of pursuing a claim against your employer. We help you exhaust the administrative requirements by filing your charges of discrimination. We inform you of the legal tools you need and the steps you must take to successfully protect your rights and pursue an employment related claim.

For employers:

If you are an employer and are concerned about issues with your employees, attorney Thomas Hennessy can counsel and advise you before you make a critical decision that may lead to claims against your business. We work with employers to develop handbooks and additional tools to prevent future liability in employment related cases. We can help you prepare a defense and defend your business in the administrative process and in litigation filed against your company.

For more information, please fill out our contact form or give The Hennessy Law Firm, PLLC a call.