Rio Grande Valley Employment Lawyers

Adams & Graham, L.L.P.'s employment law section assists employers, management, hospitals, municipalities, and school districts in cities from Brownsville, Harlingen, Weslaco, McAllen, Edinburg, Mission, and Rio Grande City, Texas.  The firm's employment litigation practice extends from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas (Cameron, Hidalgo, Willacy, and Starr Counties) and throughout South Texas in counties located along a line from Corpus Christi (Nueces, Jim Wells, Brooks, and Duval Counties) to Laredo (Webb and Zapata Counties) and south.

The law firm's employment law section handles issues concerning Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and Alternative Dispute Resolution (mediation and arbitration). 


The law firm also counsels clients on employment issues involving civil rights litigation, contracts, reduction in force, disabilities, discrimination, drugs and alcohol, equal employment opportunities, employment handbooks, harassment, independent contractor status, manuals, negotiations, policies, problem prevention, privacy, public employer, sexual harassment, unemployment benefits, Workers' Compensation, work place violence, wrongful termination, and general litigation.  The firm's employment law section represents employers and companies before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Texas Commission on Human Rights (TCHR), Department of Labor (DOL), Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), and Texas Workers' Compensation Commission (TWCC).

Adams & Graham represents clients of all sizes, from large companies with multiple locations to companies with one office and a few employees.  The attorneys in the employment law section also assist:

  • As an extension of client's in-house legal department, working to expedite cost efficient employment solutions on employment disputes, class actions, and imminent litigation;

  • Client's management team in designing, modifying and/or updating employee manuals and providing and counseling on legal issues related to unemployment benefits, equal employment opportunity, hiring and termination policies, litigation of cases, plus implementing alternative dispute resolution programs.