Laura Hernandez

Laura Hernandez

Senior Associate
Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
713-742-0900
210-314-5688
Fax:
713-742-0951
Email:

Laura Hernández is a Senior Associate Attorney based in the Houston office of Kennard Hernández, P.C.

Ms. Hernández attended Cornell University where she received her undergraduate degree in American Studies. She went on to receive a master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Chicago before graduating from UCLA School of Law.

Ms. Hernández specialized in Critical Race Studies at UCLA, a program dedicated to the study of the intersection of race and law.

Ms. Hernández began her legal career at TB Robinson Law Group, PLLC where she exclusively handled plaintiffs labor and employment matters. She has experience representing individuals in discrimination cases, wrongful termination suits, wage and hour, and individual and collective actions arising out of the employment relationship. She has handled cases arising under Title VII, the ADA, the FLSA, the FMLA, the TCHRA, ERISA, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and various other statutory and common law causes of action.

Ms. Hernández is admitted to practice law in Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment
  • Civil Rights Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Education

  • UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D.
    • Major: Critical Race Studies
    • Law Review: Chicana/o-Latina/o Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • University of Chicago
    • M.A.
    • Major: Sociology
  • Cornell University
    • B.A.
    • Major: American Studies