Eva W. Turner

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart PC

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Preston Road 8117
Dallas 75225 TX US

Eva Turner, who is Board Certified in Labor and Employment law, focuses her practice on assisting clients with avoiding litigation by providing sound counseling advice and assisting with complicated workplace investigations. Ms. Turner also regularly handles EEOC investigations and negotiates with the agency during conciliation.

When current or former employees file lawsuits, Ms. Turner also represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law and litigation in all forums, including federal and state court and arbitration. Ms. Turner focuses her practice on the litigation of discrimination, harassment, retaliation claims, employment-related torts, and civil rights claims under state and federal law and in arbitration. Ms. Turner also has experience handling FLSA counseling and litigation.


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2005
  • B.A., cum laude, The Pennsylvania State University, 1999

Admitted to Practice:

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


  • Obtained unanimous jury verdict in employer’s favor in age discrimination case in Dallas County, Texas in December 2017.
  • Summary judgment on behalf of a large hospital management client on a retaliation claim under the Texas Occupations Code in the Eastern District of Texas. Plaintiff was ordered by the Court to pay the client’s costs.
  • Obtained unanimous jury verdict in employer’s favor in religious discrimination and retaliation case in Collin County, Texas.
  • Complete summary judgment on Plaintiff’s claims of disability discrimination and retaliation against the Company defendant and assault against an individual defendant in Dallas County District Court. Ms. Turner obtained summary judgment on behalf of both the Company and the individual defendant.
  • Summary judgment in state court in Gainesville Texas for a restaurant client where the plaintiff alleged sex discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. Ms. Turner represented both the Company and the individual in that case and prevailed on a summary judgment motion on behalf of both.
  • Achieved a favorable settlement on behalf of a client after she removed a disability case from state court to federal court on the basis of ERISA preemption. This victory also created favorable law on behalf of employers in the area of ERISA preemption.

Professional Activities:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section)


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