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Labor & Employment Law


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Bio

Ms. Weinberg provides corporations with practical and proactive labor and employment law counseling services. She works closely with high-tech and start-up companies in the Richardson, Plano, Frisco and Dallas areas.

Education

Ms. Weinberg received her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 1985 and was an Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review.
Ms. Weinberg graduated Magna Cum Laude from the State University of New York at Albany with a B.A. in History and Education.

Honors

Named as a Texas "Super Lawyer" in Labor and Employment law, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 & 2003.
Member of Strathmore's Who's Who 2002-2003.
Elected to Membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation 2008

Expertise

Successfully negotiating employment and severance packages.
Successfully defending corporations and individuals against sexual harassment, race, age and religious discrimination claims.
Supervising out of state litigation to ensure cohesive and consistent strategies.
Negotiating with federal agencies to reduce liability exposure and avoiding additional liability for monetary fines and attorney fees.
Providing confidential group and one-on-one sensitivity training to individuals.

Professional Experience

Currently

Jill Weinberg has her own firm and practices in the Richardson, Plano and Frisco business communities. Bringing 14 years of experience from two large global law firms, she continues to represent management and executives on employment law matters in the Dallas area. Ms. Weinberg's practice also continues to focus on high-tech and start-up entities.

1989-2000

Haynes and Boone L.L.P., Dallas, TX. Ms. Weinberg served as Of Counsel where she exclusively represented management on labor and employment law matters.

Published decisions: Spector v. Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, 1997 W. L. 810017 (N.D. Tex. 1997); Stultz et.al., v. Conoco et al., 76 F. 3d 651 (5th Cir. 1996); Ellis v. NationsBank, 842 F.Supp. 243 (N.D. Tex. 1994); Epps v. NationsBank, 7 F. 3d 44 (5th Cir. 1993); Hanchey v. Energas Co., 925 F.2d. 96 (5th Cir. 1990).

1985-1989

Ms. Weinberg also was an associate with the following firms: Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C. Dallas, TX; Hytken, Harlan & Nye, P.C. Dallas, TX; and Freytag LaForce, Rubenstein and Teofan, Dallas, TX.

Columnist/Lecturer/Editor

Ms. Weinberg is an employment law columnist for Inside Collin County Business Journal.

She is a frequent speaker for national and local employment law programs concerning sexual harassment, wage and hour compliance, invasion of privacy, age discrimination and disability discrimination.

Member of the 2005 Advisory Committee SMU-COX MBA Course Essential Law for the Entrepreneur.

She is co-editor of the Employment Law Guide (Haynes and Boone, L.L.P., 1994).

Ms. Weinberg is also co-editor of the Texas Bankers Association Employment Law Manual for Financial Institutions (TBA 1992).

Ms. Weinberg Featured in CNN Money article - click here to read

Ms. Weinberg's Article Featured in the Dallas Bar Headnotes

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