Bohreer & Zucker LLP

Bohreer & Zucker LLP fills a unique niche in the business community, because our day-to-day legal advice on business and employment matters is formed by our trial experience. Being known in our community as lawyers who try cases provides strategic benefit for our clients when legal disputes arise. Our trial work also familiarizes us with the types of contractual and management missteps that can result in lawsuits, so we also are well-positioned to guide business owners on a day-to-day basis so as to anticipate and prevent disputes.

Bohreer and Zucker LLP's business litigation practice includes zealous representation of both commercial plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of litigation matters at all stages, from prevention through litigation or alternative dispute resolution, and to final appeal, including:

  • Disputes between partners and shareholders;
  • Disputes in closely held businesses, including minority freeze outs;
  • Disputes between commercial landlords and tenants;
  • Derivative litigation;
  • Breach of Contract;
  • Sales contracts under article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code;
  • Breach of fiduciary duty and duty of good faith and fair dealing;
  • Fraud, tortious interference and other business torts;
  • Receiverships.

Bohreer & Zucker LLP's employer representation practice includes:

  • Basic advice on legal issues that affect most businesses, including hiring and firing, severance, Texas Payday Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Title VII discrimination and harassment, NLRB disputes (picketing, hand billing and boycotts), confidentiality, non-compete agreements, OSHA issues, workers compensation subscribers/nonsubscribers, co-employer and staff leasing issues;
  • Defense of EEOC Charges and Wage and Hour Audits;
  • Preparing such business and employment contracts as employment and independent contractor agreements, personnel policies and procedures manuals and severance agreements;
  • Assisting with hiring and firing and preparing appropriate documents to protect the employer in connection with such matters;
  • Prosecuting and defending lawsuits by or against former employees, or brought by or against third parties, involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, violation of confidentiality or non-compete agreements, allegations of tortious interference with customer or employee relations, harassment defense, discrimination defense, requests for TROs and injunctive relief, and workplace injury defense;
  • Training with regard to proper employment practices;
  • Preparing and litigating non-compete agreements involving numerous types of business, including insurance agencies, travel agencies, building and floor maintenance companies, medical professionals (multi-specialty medical clinics, physicians, nurse practitioners and other nurses), record archive companies, headhunting firms, exterminators;
  • Preparing and litigating Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and TCHRA discrimination and harassment issues;
  • Management defense in Union arbitration pursuant to collective bargaining agreements.

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