Kemp Smith LLP

Labor & Employment Department

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What the team is known for El Paso and Austin-based teams offering particular strength in the western part of the state. Noted for its broad labor and employment capabilities, offering strengths in union negotiations and compliance counseling as well as wrongful termination, discrimination and wage and hour litigation.

Strengths Kemp Smith is described by one source as "the preeminent firm in El Paso, with a very good employment group."

Notable practitioners

C B Burns is noted for her skillful representation of employers in a wide range of disputes, including discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination and noncompetition claims. Peers say: "She is very knowledgeable and up-to-date on the issues, as well as being a great speaker."

Charles High is a deeply experienced practitioner who provides clients with expertise in a wide variety of labor and employment matters.

Michael McQueen chairs the firm's labor and employment department. He is experienced with handling litigation and administrative proceedings, and his expertise includes union organizing, workplace safety, harassment and discrimination issues.