Ms. de Leon is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor and Employment Law. She represents employers of all sizes in all aspects of employment law, including employment litigation and counseling. She has extensive experience defending clients in federal and state courts, arbitrations and before administrative agencies, including actions alleging wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, disability, leave of absence, and wrongful termination claims.
In addition to litigation, Lara regularly advises, counsels and trains clients on a wide array of employment-related matters, such as terminations and reductions in force, employee discipline, pre-employment screening and hiring, internal investigations, leaves of absence, workplace accommodations, wage and hour compliance, pay equity and other matters of legal compliance.
Lara also spent ten years as in-house employment counsel for two large publicly-traded companies. She currently co-chairs the firm’s Life Sciences Practice Group and the Pay Equity Practice Group.