Juan Hernandez is a labor and employment litigation attorney in Baker Donelson’s Jackson office with experience in Title VII, ADEA, ADA and GINA matters. Mr. Hernandez advises small business owners and larger employers on day to day employment matters and defends them before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission, and in state and federal courts when necessary.
He has defended clients in employment matters including Title VII discrimination and retaliation claims, workers’ compensation retaliation claims, discrimination under the Texas Labor Code, and in unemployment and wage hearings before the Texas Workforce Commission.
Mr. Hernandez has also represented employers in housing discrimination claims brought by HUD and the Texas Workforce Commission – Civil Rights Division. Mr. Hernandez served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Chief Judge Neil P. Olack in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2014, magna cum laude
Texas State University, M.A., 2011
Texas State University, B.A., 2009
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Professional Honors & Activities:
Member – National LGBT Bar Association (2018 – present)
Member – Jackson Young Lawyers Association (2018 – present)
Member – American Bar Association (2017 – present)
Former Member – San Antonio Bar Association (2017 – 2018)
Former Member – San Antonio Young Lawyers Association (2017 – 2018)