Jacqueline C. Johnson devotes her practice to employment litigation and counseling, with particular experience in trade secret and wrongful competition litigation and drafting and enforcement of multi-state compliant non-competition agreements.
She has handled several high-profile “bet the company” non-competition matters, some of which have garnered national media attention. Co-chair of the firm’s Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets Practice Group, Jackie regularly authors client updates on developments in unfair competition and trade secret law.
She also co-authored Unfair Competition and Intellectual Property Protection in Employment Law – a comprehensive treatise on noncompete agreements and unfair competition litigation for Bloomberg BNA. She also conducts employment law and anti-harassment training for her clients, which include restaurants, staffing companies, and high technology corporations.
Appearing in state and federal courts in Texas, Jackie also has a wealth of experience with wage and hour collective actions and litigates employment discrimination and retaliation cases arising under: The Americans with Disabilities Act, The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, The Family and Medical Leave Act.
Jackie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Harry Lee Hudspeth, United States District Court, Western District of Texas, from 1994 until 1996. In law school, she was a member of the Legal Research Board.
- J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1994
- B.A., Trinity University, 1991
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
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