Experienced Employment Attorneys in Austin and Houston

Texas Labor Laws and Employment Litigation

“Tony Stergio of Andrews Myers has been instrumental in helping Apache work collaboratively and in partnership with OSHA with the goal of advancing Apache’s core priority of employee safety first.  Apache deeply values its excellent working relationship with OSHA, and Tony understands just how important that relationship is to Apache and Apache’s employees.”

–Chris Gascon, Safety Director, Apache Industrial Services

“LifeGift has relied on Elaine Howard of Andrews Myers for common sense and effective employment strategies to allow us to focus on our mission of saving lives through organ and tissue donation.”

– Kevin Myer, President and CEO, LifeGift


At Andrews Myers, we can provide an experienced labor or employment attorney in Austin or Houston dedicated to handling a wide range of employment-related legal matters for our corporate clients.  Two of our practice group members, shareholders Tony Stergio  and Elaine Howard, are Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, leading a results-oriented team with experience in both state and federal courts. Recent experience with Texas labor law and employment litigation includes:

  • Assisting employers with the defense of EEOC and Texas Civil Rights Commission claims
  • Defending employment discrimination claims (race, sex, disability, national, origin age and religion) in Federal and State Courts
  • Defending employers with respect to OSHA citations and assist employers with OSHA compliance
  • Representing employers before the Texas Workforce Commission with respect to unemployment and wage disputes
  • Defending Fair Labor Standard Act claims (minimum wage and overtime) and conduct minimum wage and overtime compliance audits for employers, including collective action defense
  • Assisting clients with I-9 compliance and audits
  • Assisting employers with employee leave issues under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the ADA and Texas Workers’ Compensation Act
  • Advising employers regarding noncompetition covenants and defending/prosecuting claims in relation to such covenants
  • Assisting employers with Texas Workers’ Compensation issues and compliance
  • Assisting employers in conducting internal investigations of alleged employee misconduct
  • Drafting and reviewing employment agreements, policies and handbooks for employers, and conduct employment policy, handbook and agreement reviews for employers
  • Advising employers on workers’ employee/independent contractor status for Department of Labor and IRS Compliance
  • Assisting employers in disciplining and/or terminating employees (including the drafting of employee severance and release agreements)

To arrange a consultation with an experienced employment attorney in Houston, Austin or other Texas area, please contact the law office of Andrews Myers.