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Registred for 27 years

Law Office: Mr. James Michael Cleary, Jr.

Jim represents employers on all issues concerning the relationship between employee and employer, including discrimination, retaliation, and harassment; covenants not to compete and misappropriation of trade secrets; wrongful termination; wage and hour issues, including failure to pay overtime and misclassification of employees; breach of fiduciary duty and confidence; and breach of employment agreements and contracts. He actively represents employers in federal and state court, arbitration proceedings, and before administrative agencies. In addition, Jim provides counseling to his clients on these issues, including drafting policies, procedures, and agreements relating to all phases of employment. He also…
Jim represents employers on all issues concerning the relationship between employee and employer, including discrimination, retaliation, and harassment; covenants not to compete and misappropriation of trade secrets; wrongful termination; wage and hour issues, including failure to pay overtime and misclassification of employees; breach of fiduciary duty and confidence; and breach of employment agreements and contracts. He actively represents employers in federal and state court, arbitration proceedings, and before administrative agencies. In addition, Jim provides counseling to his clients on these issues, including drafting policies, procedures, and agreements relating to all phases of employment. He also handles other forms of complex commercial disputes, both in state and federal courts and in arbitration, as well as prior to the initiation of litigation. Jim also provides corporate assistance to clients, including counseling and drafting relating to company formation and all types of commercial agreements.

Employment

Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., May 2001 - present

CEMEX, Inc., Houston, Texas, September 1998 - May 2001

Bracewell & Patterson, L.L.P., Houston, Texas, August 1992 - September, 1998

Certification

Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Honors & Awards

Named to the Texas Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers , a Thomson Reuters business, as featured in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines (2011-2017)

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

•2012 MDJW Central Texas Insurance Seminar
November 9, 2012

Community/Civic Activities

•Regent, Concordia University-Texas, 2014 - Present

Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P.

Practise Areas

  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Arbitrations under Individual and Collective Agreements
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights Claims
  • Class and Collective Actions
  • Client Seminars and Supervisor Training
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate, Partner lawyership, and Securities Litigation
  • Department of Labor Investigations/Wage and Hour Disputes
  • EEOC / Civil Rights Division Investigations
  • Employee Benefits and ERISA
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Documents and Policies
  • Employment Practices
  • Executive Compensation
  • Human Resource Counseling
  • Human Resource Training
  • Labor and Employment
  • Labor and Employment Counseling and Litigation
  • National Labor Relations Board Issues
  • Non-Competition and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Sarbanes-Oxley and Other Whistleblower Claims
  • Sexual Harassment

Other Details

Law Firm Position

Partner lawyer

Admission Info

Admitted in U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
Texas Eastern District Court
Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy Court
Texas Eastern Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
1992, Texas

Start at the Faculty of Law
University of Virginia

Class of 1992
J.D.

University Attended

Texas A & M University
Class of 1987
B.A.

Birth Date and City

Born in 1965
Boston, Massachusetts, October 8, 1965

Associations & Memberships

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Certifications
( Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )

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Niels Esperson Building808 Travis Street, 20th Floor
Houston, TX  77002
U.S.A.
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Mr. James Michael Cleary, Jr.



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Houston

Niels Esperson Building808 Travis Street, 20th Floor
Houston, TX  77002
U.S.A.


Opening Hours


  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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