Employment Law Attorneys in Austin
Resolving Employment Law Issues for Workers
Culture, education, music, food, and sports: Austin, Texas, has it all. At Kennard Law, P.C., we are proud to be a part of the fabric of Austin, helping employees resolve important legal issues such as employment discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation.
In our many years of practice, we have represented employees and employers, providing us with a valuable perspective as we seek to deliver favorable outcomes to the employees we represent. We know how the opposition will attack your case and we use that information to strengthen your position.
How We Protect Workers' Rights
If you are looking for a team of attorneys that is board-certified in labor in employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, you have come to the right place. Our lawyers have the extensive knowledge and resources that you require to achieve your legal goals.
From our location in Austin, we handle a wide variety of employment law issues, including:
- Non-compete agreements
- Sexual harassment
- Unemployment hearing
- Wage & hour
- Family medical leave act
- Worker adjustment and retraining notification act (WARN)
- Severance agreement
- Wrongful termination
- Professional athlete representation
- Small business representation
- Immigration services
- Civil litigation
- Civil rights
- Work injuries
Dealing with a work-related legal issue on your own is not typically a viable option. Businesses usually hire powerful defense firms who know how to win. It is crucial that you work with a legal representative who is up to the challenge of proving your claim amid fierce opposition. That is exactly what you can expect to find at Kennard Law, P.C., no matter what type of employment issue you are facing.
What Damages Can I Recover in an Employment Law Claim?
When you file an employment law claim against your employer for wrongdoing or misconduct, you may be able to recover a variety of damages as compensation.
Compensatory damages for employment law claims can include:
- Back pay and lost wages if you were wrongfully terminated or owed wages by your employer
- Bonuses or benefits that you lost
- Emotional distress
- Reinstatement of your position
- Attorney fees
- Punitive damages, if your employer's actions were egregious
Every claim is different and may include varying types of damages. If you have been the victim of your employer's misconduct, talk to a member of our team about pursuing a claim. We can evaluate your case and explain your options. Our goal is to protect your interests while helping you to assert your legal rights.
All employees in Texas are entitled to basic employee rights. These include the right to fair compensation, privacy, a safe work environment, and freedom from discrimination. Other rights include protection from workplace retaliation for filing a claim against an employer, as well as safeguarding from wrongful termination.
Our award-winning team of attorneys advises workers on every aspect of employment law. As is often the case with employees, you may not be fully aware of all the laws in place that protect your rights. We can help you understand your rights, assess any suspected violations, and support you in bringing a lawsuit against your employer. We have the proven ability to resolve complex cases and helping our clients obtain the best possible outcomes. Act now, as time is limited to initiate a lawsuit.
We hope your career in Austin brings you nothing but joy and prosperity. But, if unfortunate circumstances arise, you can count on our team of attorneys to protect your rights as an employee. Turn to our firm today to receive the personalized attention you deserve.
Board-Certified in Labor and Employment Law
Our founding attorney, Alfonso Kennard Jr. is board-certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
When you hire us, you work directly with your lawyer, who will spend time learning about your situation and goals. Your case will not be passed off to a paralegal.
We Used to Represent Large Companies; Now We Represent You
Having represented Fortune 500 companies in the past, this places us in a unique position to provide valuable insight when representing workers.
Dedicated to Protecting the Rights of Employees
We understand you have probably never faced a matter like this before. Our attorneys are dedicated to guiding and protecting you through this. You will always remain involved and informed as your case moves forward.
Cost-Effective and Accessible
For potential clients who would like to consult with us but are unable to come to our office, we are now offering phone and video consultations for your convenience.
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