Practice and Industry Groups

Andrew J. Magid

Associate Dallas

A.J. is a member of the firm’s employment law and litigation practice groups. His employment law practice focuses on representing and counseling employers in a variety of labor and employment matters in both state and federal court, including Title VII discrimination, wage and hour claims, retaliation, labor relations, WARN, OSHA, and employment-related tort, contract, and equitable claims. A.J. has experience drafting and evaluating restrictive covenants and other employment-related agreements. A.J. also represents employers in pre-litigation matters before state and federal administrative agencies.

Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, A.J. practiced complex commercial litigation at a well-respected New York City law firm and consumer finance litigation in the Dallas office of a large national firm.

During law school, A.J. served as a judicial intern for Judge Joan B. Lefkowitz of the New York State Supreme Court, 9th Judicial District. In 2007, A.J. was selected for, and completed, the White House internship program. At the White House, A.J. worked in the Office of Political Affairs where he assisted in tracking and analyzing key political and legislative issues for inclusion in the President’s daily briefing materials.


Experience

  • Assisted in successfully defending a Fortune 10 company in the jury trial of a religious discrimination and retaliation lawsuit, resulting in a unanimous, complete defense verdict.
  • Assisted in successfully defending a New York City private security company sued for Title VII Harassment and retaliation claims brought by former executives.
  • Assisted in representation of Chapter 11 Trustee in litigations arising out of misappropriation of more than $100 million from entities serving as qualified intermediaries in like-kind exchanges of investment property.
  • Obtained several favorable settlements for large national banking association on claims of breach of TILA and RESPA.
  • Obtained dismissal for a large national bank on claims of fraud and wrongful foreclosure. 
  • Obtained summary judgment for a large national bank on claims including wrongful foreclosure.
  • Negotiated several favorable settlements on behalf of large national banking association in disputes with title insurance companies involving title claims and curative issues.
  • Successfully defended large national banking association in over 15 ad valorem property tax lawsuits.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association
  • Co-Chair and Founder, Young Leadership Board, Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance
  • Board Member, Congregation Shaare-Tefilla

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