Adam Dougherty is board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Adam counsels employers throughout Texas and the United States on a daily basis concerning a multitude of cutting-edge and high stakes employment advice matters including terminations, disciplinary actions, and leave and accommodation issues. Adam also regularly prepares handbooks, personnel policies, noncompete agreements, employment agreements, and complex separation agreements. In addition to litigating in state and federal courts and arbitration proceedings on various discrimination, FLSA, and noncompete matters, he also regularly appears before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), and various state agencies. Adam also conducts anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training and workplace investigations.
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. In light of his unique experience representing multi-state employers, he serves on the Steering Committee of the firm’s Multistate Advice and Counseling Practice Group.
Adam 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 HR professionals. The briefings are also broadcast live to a national and international audience. See recent topics and other presentations in “Speeches” below.
Adam is a board member of the Education committee of DallasHR (the local SHRM chapter) and. He has also served 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.