David Gregory

Locke Lord LLP

David M. Gregory represents employers in disputes involving claims of wrongful termination, age, sex, disability and race discrimination and retaliation, breach of employment contracts, wage and hour issues, anti-competition covenants, unfair competition, and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Board Certified in Labor and Employment law, David serves clients in both federal and state trial courts and various federal and state agencies.

His practice also involves counseling clients in how to comply with employment laws and regulations, respond to issues raised by their current employees, how to remain competitive by hiring competitively and protecting company assets and information from being improperly disclosed and used by former employees and competitors.

He represented a government unit before the United States Supreme Court in a case involving an alleged violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s provisions on the required use of compensatory time.

In another case, he helped a major manufacturer obtain summary judgment in the Southern District Court of Texas in a case involving alleged violations of Title VII standards on race discrimination and retaliation and a state law claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Some of his recent achievements include the following: David represented an oilfield services company in a trade secret lawsuit against a competitor and obtained a multimillion dollar jury verdict.

He also obtained temporary and permanent injunctive relief from a Delaware court for a national client in a lawsuit involving claims for breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets. Additionally, David was recognized by Texas Lawyer in its Top Texas Verdicts of 2010.

Representative Experience:

  • Represented a governmental unit in front of the United States Supreme Court regarding an alleged violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act concerning the required use of compensatory time.
  • Represent an insurance brokerage company to protect its confidential information from misuse by a former employee and competitor.
  • Represented a manufacturer of oilfield products and obtained a summary judgment in Texas state court against a claim of age discrimination by a former employee.
  • Represented oilfield services company and obtained a summary judgment in the Eastern District of Texas against claims alleging violations of the American with Disabilities Act.
  • Represented a major manufacturer and obtained summary judgment in the Southern District of Texas regarding alleged violations of Title VII for race discrimination and retaliation and state law claim of intentional infliction of emotional distress.
  • Represented a premier distributor of beverages and obtained a motion to dismiss in the Southern District of Texas for alleged violations of Title VII for race and gender discrimination and retaliation.

Professional History :

  • Partner, Locke Lord LLP
  • Brief Attorney, Fourteenth Court of Appeals (1998)

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association

Education :

  • J.D., summa cum laude, South Texas College of Law Houston, 1998
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1993

Admissions : Texas, 1998

Admitted To Practice :

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Cost

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What types of cases Attorney David Gregory & Locke Lord LLP can handle?
Locke Lord LLP can handle cases related to laws concerning Wrongful Termination, Employment, Discrimination, Contracts, Class Action. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
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