Dustin has always had a passion for employment law Dallas TX. He attended Baylor University where he graduated in 2002 with a B.B.A. in Human Resource Management. While at Baylor, Dustin interned with the Vice President of Human Resources at a national manufacturing company where he experienced first-hand the employment issues facing companies and individuals today. After graduating from Baylor, Dustin attended Baylor School of Law and graduated with a J.D. in 2005. Since graduating, Dustin has practiced exclusively in the area of Employment Law and Business Law.
Dustin has represented and advised large multi-national corporations, small businesses, and individual employees and executives. He has handled a variety of employment matters, including discrimination and harassment cases, lawsuits involving non-compete agreements, and multi-state collective actions involving wage and hour issues. In addition to his litigation practice, Dustin has also reviewed individual employment contracts, drafted employee handbooks, and assisted companies on a variety of general contractual issues. Dustin takes great pride in helping his clients avoid litigation through proper planning but when his clients need it, Dustin provides aggressive and principled litigation counsel.
Dustin is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association. As a former active member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Dustin served five terms on the Board of Directors and served as a Co-Chair for numerous committees. Dustin also is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the DAYL Foundation, a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation and a former Associate Member of the Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court.
Dustin also serves as the President-Elect on the Board of Directors of DallasHR, the Dallas chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. DallasHR is the premier organization in Dallas serving Human Resources professionals.
Dustin regularly speaks on a variety of Human Resources and employment law topics and has been a presenter at the HR Southwest Conference, the official State of Texas SHRM conference.
Dustin was selected as a Rising Star in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers. Dustin’s peers nominated him for this achievement and he is part of only 2.5% of Texas lawyers classified as Rising Stars. It is this high honor that Dustin strives to match on a daily basis.
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