Adam T. Dougherty

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Adam Dougherty is co-creator, along with Sean Urich, of “Monthly Conversations with Adam and Sean,” an interactive employment law briefing held regularly in Dallas for legal and human resources professionals. The briefings are also broadcast live via Webex to a national and international audience. See recent topics and other presentations in “Speeches” below.

Adam represents and counsels management clients of all sizes in a wide range of diverse industries including restaurants, retail, healthcare and long-term care, transportation, agriculture, colleges, manufacturing, energy and banking in connection with all types of employment and labor law matters arising under international, federal and state laws.  In addition to representing companies all across the state of Texas, Adam also maintains a national and international practice, representing companies operating in each of the 50 states and across the globe. He has extensive experience representing his clients not only in single and multi-plaintiff cases, but also in class actions and FLSA collective actions with putative class members numbering in the tens of thousands.

Adam is also board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is Co-Chair of the firm’s Long-Term care sub-practice group.

Adam is a board member of the Education committee of DallasHR (the local SHRM chapter) and the Legal committee of the Texas Health Care Association. He also serves as the Co-President of the Shelton School Dads’ Group, the past president of the University of Arkansas School of Law’s National Alumni Association, and as a coach of his daughters’ basketball and softball teams.

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Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Co-Chairman, Long-Term Care sub-practice group
  • Member of the Legal Committee of the Texas Health Care Association
  • Employment Law and Social Media Subcommittees of the Class Action Committee of the American Bar Association (Chairman, 2012-present)
  • Shelton School Dad’s Club (President, 2014-present)
  • University of Arkansas Law Alumni Society (Past President, 2012-2015)
  • Member of the Member Engagement Committee of DallasHR
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Dallas Razorback Club


Insights by Adam T. Dougherty