Brent Hockaday represents, advises, and counsels businesses of all sizes in the legal aspects of their business, focusing on labor and employment and complex commercial litigation.
Brent is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in labor and employment law. Brent defends employers in federal and state court, as well as arbitration and in matters before administrative agencies. Brent’s labor and employment experience includes defending employers against litigation—including trying cases to verdict—arising under federal and state anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation statutes. Brent also defends against wage and hour lawsuits, those initiated both individually and as collective or class actions. In addition, Brent enforces and defends against the enforcement of restrictive covenants, including disputes involving the protection of trade secrets. Brent also defends personal injury and benefit claims on behalf of employers who are nonsubscribers to the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act.
In his commercial litigation practice, Brent litigates complex business disputes at the state and federal level, representing companies of all sizes in disputes arising under various contract and tort claims. Brent represents businesses of all sizes and in all phases of litigation.
An important component of Brent’s practice includes counseling business leaders on litigation avoidance strategies. Brent assists with establishing, drafting, and enforcing workplace policies and procedures, as well as aids business leaders in their navigation of the complexities of federal, state, and local laws and regulations.