Michelle Jones is a Board Certified attorney specializing in labor and employment law and has over 24 years experience representing employers in litigation and counseling employers concerning critical employment decisions, policies and practices. Michelle has been Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1995. After graduating from Baylor Law School, she started her practice in Dallas as an attorney in the Labor and Employment section of Gardere & Wynne and later practiced at Hughes & Luce. Michelle is only one of a few attorneys in East Texas specializing in Labor and Employment Law and has represented a number of high-profile companies, Fortune 500 companies, and employers. She has also represented many small to medium size companies and employers. Michelle Jones, is a founding partner of Jones & Jones, Attorneys at Law and offices in Longview, Texas.
Michelle handles litigation matters involving employment contracts, non-compete, trade secret and confidentiality agreements, employment discrimination, wage and hour (FLSA) claims, wrongful termination, leave of absence (FMLA), and Americans with Disabilities Act claims. She has handled complex litigation, including multi-party claims and collective actions. She has also handled arbitration matters, including labor arbitrations. Michelle acts as local counsel in Gregg County, East Texas and in the Eastern District of Texas
Michelle has also represented employers in administrative matters in state and federal agencies, including Department of Labor wage and hour investigations, EEOC charges, Texas Workforce Commission charges and claims, and unfair labor practice claims throughout Texas.
Michelle also helps employers develop and implement employee policies and practices, conducts employee investigations, and provides employee training. She also provides employers with general employment advice, including terminations, reductions in force, and employment and severance agreements.
Michelle is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas, member of the State Bar of Texas and a member of the Labor and Employment section of the Bar.
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Michelle is a mother of 3 children, Past President of the Junior League of Longview, and was recognized as the Downtown Dallas Kiwanian of the Year. She is active in the First United Methodist Church of Longview and various Parent/Teacher organizations. Prior to attending Baylor Law School, Michelle graduated from the University of Tulsa.
If you are in need of a Board Certified Labor and Employment Lawyer in East Texas or local counsel in Gregg County or the Eastern District of Texas, please contact Michelle Jones, Jones & Jones, Attorneys at Law, at 888-236-4878 or contact us by email.