Barry Hersh – Hersh Law Firm PC

Practice/Organization Description

Described by one of Texas' premier law firms as a "real go-getter who is tenacious and effective," Dallas employment lawyer Barry Hersh is a favorite among Dallas/Fort Worth area executives, professionals, and Texas employers. In 2006, Barry earned the distinction of being named by D Magazine as one of the “Best Lawyers under 40 in Dallas." More recently, Texas’ top lawyers named Barry a 2009 “Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star” in employment litigation.

Barry is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in labor and employment law. His Dallas, TX law firm, Hersh Law Firm, PC delivers strategic counsel and intelligent solutions for executives, professionals, and Texas businesses faced with today’s most pressing workplace issues: overtime pay, non-compete agreements, commission and bonus disputes, wrongful termination, independent contractor misclassification, and complex employment litigation. He also reviews and negotiates severance agreements and employment contracts.

Barry opened his Texas employment law firm to provide employees and employers with tenacious representation, innovative solutions, and straight forward legal advice explained in plain English. Because his Dallas employment law firm equally represents individuals and businesses, Barry understands from experience what motivates plaintiffs and defendants in employment law disputes. This dual perspective, and Barry's focus on business-minded solutions, shapes not just his litigation strategy, but also the law firm's approach to resolving disputes.

Presently, a significant part of Barry's Texas employment law practice is dedicated to resolving disputes on behalf of Texas employees and employers involving Texas non-compete law, unpaid wages and compensation (executive severance, commissions and bonuses, overtime pay, and breach of employment agreement), retaliation, workplace harassment, age discrimination, sex discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, and independent contractor misclassification matters.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, US federal district courts for the Northern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

B.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with High Distinction

J.D., University of Texas, Austin with Honors

Professional Associations & Memberships

Dallas Bar Association - Labor and Employment Law Section

State Bar of Texas - Labor and Employment Law Section

American Bar Association - Labor and Employment Law, and Litigation Sections

Honors and Awards

Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Certification

2006 Best Lawyers in Dallas under 40, D Magazine

2009 and 2005 Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star

Contact

3626 N. Hall St.
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75219, United States


Areas of Practice
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
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