Austin Labor and Employment Lawyers

Austin, Texas

At Tully Rinckey, our Austin labor and employment lawyers are dedicated to providing you with high-quality and affordable legal services. With decades of experience in employment law, we will protect your employment or business with experienced counsel and representation.

Our Mission

At Tully Rinckey, our team of Texas labor and employment lawyers represents both employees and employers with a wide variety of employment matters. With offices in both Austin and Houston, we are well-positioned to assist with your employment matter statewide.

Our Austin labor and employment lawyers have decades of experience practicing throughout Travis, Hays, and Williamson Counties and have an unmatched understanding of the Texas legal system. Our attorneys have extensive experience in litigating cases before the Employment Opportunity Commission (EEO), as well as defending cases during litigation and arbitration. We not only have the capacity to represent both employees and employers before state labor boards and other administrative entities, but we also represent corporate clients and institutions in legal matters brought in federal and state courts.

We fight to protect your interests, engage our proven investigative powers to uncover the truth and work to bring about a fair and satisfactory resolution to your legal issues.

What We Do

Representing Employees

Our experienced Austin labor and employment lawyers represent employees in a variety of disputes with their employers. Whether before state and federal agencies, the Department of Labor, or the Texas Workforce Commission, our employment attorneys aggressively argue for and champion workers’ rights.

Some of the most common areas we assist employees with include:

  • Wrongful discharge/wrongful termination;
  • Whistleblower cases;
  • Wage and hour/overtime;
  • Retaliation;
  • Discrimination;
  • Military discrimination in employment;
  • Sexual harassment/Quid pro quo;

The deadline to file a claim can be extremely short. If you are experiencing problems at your workplace or have been fired, it is important that you take action immediately. To find out more about the best approach to handle your case, contact our Austin office today.

Representing Employers

The number of employment-related disputes against an employer has increased in Texas steadily in recent years. While these usually come without warning, there are many defenses and steps employers can take now to minimize the likelihood of these future workplace disputes. However, if things come to litigation, it is important to have someone on your side who understands Texas employment laws and can explain every defense option available.

At Tully Rinckey, we assist all sizes of employers from startups and small businesses to larger employers navigate the complexities of managing a modern workforce.

Some of the more common areas we assist employers with include:

  • Preventative counseling;
  • Workplace investigations;
  • Employer handbooks;
  • Employment contracts;
  • Executive compensation agreements; and
  • FLSA compliance.

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Following the passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), Texas employers with more than 15 employees must provide access to reasonable accommodations to pregnant workers with known limitations due to their pregnancy.

To learn more about how this Act will impact pregnant workers access to reasonable accommodations or what other state and federal laws might apply to your discrimination case, please visit our subpage on the topic here.

Our Texas Labor and Employment Law Team

At Tully Rinckey, our trial-tested Austin labor and employment lawyers are available to assist you today. Our Austin employment law practice is led by attorney Michael Fallings. Throughout his legal career, Mike has defended and taken numerous depositions of both parties and witnesses and prepared successful oppositions to summary judgment motions.

The team at Tully Rinckey has dedicated their careers to helping individuals in Texas with their employment law matters and has extensive experience in every aspect of an employment law case, both as an advocate for employees and employers.

Why Choose Tully Rinckey?

When an employment issue develops, it is important that you have someone on your side who you can turn to explain all your legal options and their legal implications. At Tully Rinckey, we will take the time to understand the complexities of your case and the specifics of each matter to make sure that you are on the right track toward resolving your legal issue.

For our dedication to providing excellent legal service, Tully Rinckey PLLC has been recognized by Best Lawyers as a “Best Law Firm” in Employment Law. Additionally, our attorneys have been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, and we have been recognized by AVVO as “Top Attorneys.” Moreover, our attorneys have been selected by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

To find out more about what Tully Rinckey has accomplished or why so many choose to turn to Tully Rinckey when it comes to handling their legal matters, follow or connect with us on our blogFacebookTwitterYouTube, and LinkedIn pages.

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At Tully Rinckey PLLC, our commitment to quality never ends. We listen to your legal concerns, counsel you on your legal issues and represent you in legal proceedings. Our already knowledgeable attorneys are continually learning more, developing their resources and honing their skills. We make ourselves accessible to you at every turn, committing to be your long-term legal partner.

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At Tully Rinckey, we work relentlessly to ensure our ethical standards and level of professionalism surpass what is expected of us by our clients and the court. Our high ethical principles call us to treat clients with respect, offer affordability to members of the communities we serve, and provide composed and dignified representation.

Our Experience

Our highly knowledgeable law team comes to the table with attorneys who have 20 to 30 years of experience representing hundreds of clients. With hundreds of years of combined experience in appellate, international and U.S. business and corporate commercial law, litigation, criminal law, immigration, bankruptcy, employment law, estate planning, our team has what it takes to ensure your success.

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