Mr. Timothy Watson’s practice is focused on employment litigation. He is the leader of the Wage and Hour Litigation Practice Group in the Houston office and regularly defends employers across the country in wage and hour class and collective actions brought under the Fair labor Standards Act and similar state laws.
These cases often pose substantial risk to clients, and Mr. Watson has been successful in eliminating or reducing that risk and the potential exposure that such cases may present. Mr. Watson also has a broad range of litigation experience in other labor and employment law and complex litigation matters, including extensive experience defending single and multi-plaintiff actions brought under federal and state statutory laws; pattern or practice claims brought by the EEOC, and employment-related breach of contract and tort claims.
Mr. Watson represents clients in many different industries, including retail, financial and professional services, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, home building, and technology companies in complex, multi-district, and class/collective actions in district and appellate courts throughout the country.
Mr. Watson serves at the Houston office representative to the firm’s Lawyer Development Committee, which supervises and evaluates associate attorneys. He is active in the firm’s Labor & Employment Department and is a frequent speaker on employment related topics.
- J.D., University of Texas School of Law (1990)
- B.B.A., University of Texas (1986)
- Houston Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
- Houston Volunteer Lawyers Project
- Texas State Bar
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