Liane Janovsky

Practice/Organization Description

Janovsky and Associates -- Working Solutions for Workplace Dilemmas (SM)

Janovsky and Associates is a Labor and Employment Law Specialty Firm based in Fort Worth, Texas, serving client throughout the U.S.

Liane A. Janovsky is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Janovsky uses her background working for employers and employees to help clients find down-to-earth solutions to their on-the-job dilemmas and emergencies. Ms. Janovsky’s experience in the courtroom and the boardroom helps her clients achieve the best results possible for every workplace situation.

Ms. Janovsky is AV© rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She has been named a "Texas Super Lawyer" in the field of Employment Litigation by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine, and one of the Best Lawyers in Fort Worth and Tarrant County by Fort Worth Magazine. Ms. Janovsky is licensed to practice law in both Texas and California.

Our Services include:

* Representation of companies and individuals in claims involving Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, based on such factors as sex, race, age, national origin, disability, leave of absence (Family and Medical Leave Act), wages (Fair Labor Standards Act), sexual preference, and veteran status (U.S.E.R.R.A.);

* Disputes involving Non-Competition and Confidentiality Agreements;

* Negotiation of Severance Packages;

* Advice to Human Resources Professionals and Personnel Managers;

* Training in lawsuit prevention and avoidance;

* Representation before local, state and federal agencies investigating claims of employment discrimination, wage and hour violations and misconduct.

Janovsky & Associates is certified as a “minority and woman-owned business” by the Texas HUB Program, and is a registered contractor with the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. Janovsky and Associates has also been certified as a DBE by the North Texas Central Regional Certification Agency and the Texas Unified Certification Program.

Bar Admissions

1991, California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1992, Texas and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2000, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas


Law School: University of San Francisco, J.D., 1991

College: University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1985

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member: Tarrant County Bar Association (Past President, Labor and Employment and Women Lawyers Sections); State Bar of Texas and California (Member, Labor and Employment Section); American Bar Association.

Honors and Awards

Honors: AV© rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Selected: "Texas Super Lawyer," Employment Litigation, Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2009; One of the Best Employment Lawyers in Tarrant County, Fort Worth Magazine, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008 and 2009; Leadership Fort Worth Class of 2001.


1604 8th Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104, United States

  • 817-332-6800

Areas of Practice
  • Class Action
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
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