A. Kevin Troutman: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

A. Kevin Troutman

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Partner
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone(713) 292-5602

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Family and Medical Leave Act - FMLA
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Policies and Procedures
  • Fair Labor Standards Act - FLSA
 
University McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA, B.S., magna cum laude, 1979
 
Law SchoolLoyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, LA, J.D., summa cum laude, 2001
 
Admitted2001, Louisiana; 2006, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Houston Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
Louisiana Bar Association
American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA)
Houston Chapter of ASHHRA
Business Development Chair, Katy Chamber of Commerce

 
Biography

Kevin Troutman is a partner in the Houston office. In addition to his experience as an attorney, Kevin gained practical experience during more than 17 years working as a human resources executive in the healthcare industry, including a period when he was responsible for 22 hospitals in five states.

He chairs the firm's national Healthcare Practice Group. He has successfully represented clients in hundreds of litigation and administrative matters, before federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies.

He also spends considerable time counseling and training managers and supervisors regarding day-to-day HR issues.

He remains active in human resources groups, including the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, where he has been at the speaker the group's annual conference.

He has also served as a member of the governing board of a community hospital and a private school. Kevin is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

RecognitionAV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

News/Media

Northwestern Ruling Is Full Of Conflicts
April 5, 2014

Employer Tips For Managing FMLA Compliance
March 13, 2014

The Changing Way Of Internships
May 31, 2013

Employers' No-Harassment Policies Need to Become Less Sexy
March 19, 2013

Practical Policies Can Preempt HR Problems
March 8, 2013

Veterans Deserve Fair Consideration In The Job Market
February 20, 2013

Social Media In The Workplace
December 10, 2012

How Employers Should Address Domestic Violence At Work
December 3, 2012

ADAAA's Twist On Administration Of Employment Practices
August 9, 2012

Take Care in Changing Rules for Home Health Workers
July 20, 2012

NLRB Decisions Demand In-House Counsel Vigilance
December 12, 2011

Automatic Time Deductions for Meal Breaks Can Be Very Costly
July 22, 2011

Goodies For Labor Tucked Away in Health Bill
November 13, 2009

New Legislation on Overtime Presents Troubling Questions
October 2, 2009

Are Employers Prepared for Outbreak of Swine Flu?
April 30, 2009

Nurses Need to Know California Union Facts
November 21, 2008

Unions Are Getting Into Position To Organize Houston-area Nurses
October 4, 2007

Workplace Violence: Assessing Your Hospital's Readiness After the Virginia Tech Murders
April 27, 2007

NLRB Rulings Regarding Supervisors Provide Clarity and Controversy
December 15, 2006

Unions Continue Targeting Healthcare with Aggressive, Varied Tactics
July 28, 2006

Employee Who Refused TB Skin Test Pursues Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
May 31, 2006

Huge Cost of Unemployment Benefits Poses Dilemma for All Louisiana Employers
March 31, 2006

Court Overrules NLRB - Upholds Hospital's Adoption of Mandatory On-Call Policy
January 27, 2006

The Top 10 Employment-Related Mistakes that Automobile Dealers Make...and May Not Recognize
November 8, 2002

Quotes and Soundbites

Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Offer Insight On Northwestern Football Ruling
March 28, 2014

Crimean Crisis Highlights Employers' Responsibility For Workers' Safety Overseas
March 24, 2014

Changing State Marijuana Laws Shake Up Drug Policies At Hospitals
March 19, 2014

Union Leaders View Texas As Fertile Ground
February 21, 2014

Bankruptcy: Employee Or Contractor? Brown Medical Center Worker Contends He's Been Misclassified
January 18, 2014

Matters of Faith
December 10, 2013

Feds Close Loophole in Fair Labor Standards Act
November 1, 2013

Court's Marriage Ruling Not to Be Ignored
July 25, 2013

Staffing Firms Struggle to Meet Health Insurance Mandate
May 21, 2013

Do Your Anti-Harassment Policies Need an Update?
May 2, 2013

How to Quit Your Day Job Gracefully
April 22, 2013

Onward and Upward
March 1, 2013

Employers Should Be Careful with Confidentiality Policies
August 30, 2012

Janitors' Labor Deal Seen As 'Reasonable'
August 10, 2012

Drive Means Everyone Can Join AFL-CIO
March 21, 2012

Whistleblowers And Privacy Rights: How To Manage The Overlap
January 10, 2012

Conference Call - Healthcare: Wellness
July 11, 2011

5 Considerations for Hospitals Facing Union Organization
May 27, 2011

Newsletter Articles

What's An Individualized Analysis - And Why Should I Care?
November 5, 2013

Government Agencies Taking Dim View of Employers' Bright-Line Policies
August 1, 2013

Make Your No-Harassment Policy Less Sexy
August 1, 2013

Top 10 Supervisory Survival Tools For 2013
February 1, 2013

Weighing The Risks Of Not Hiring Obese Applicants
August 1, 2012

EEOC Challenges TB Testing Practices
August 1, 2012

Automatically Deducting For Meal Breaks Can Be Costly
August 1, 2012

Unions Poised to Exploit Changes in NLRB Rules
May 1, 2012

A Look Ahead: Four Trends Healthcare Employers Should Continue to Watch
November 1, 2011

A New Top 10
May 1, 2011

Unions Continue Healthcare Organizing Efforts With Wins In Texas
August 1, 2010

Effective Documentation Speaks Volumes . . . And Protects Your Hospital
May 3, 2010

Meal Time May Prove Stomach-Churning For Hospitals
August 1, 2009

Those Bleeping Beepers: On-Call Disputes Creating More Litigation Dangers
August 1, 2009

Piercing Through The Body Art Issue
May 1, 2009

Presentations

2014 Gulf Coast Symposium On HR Issues
May 15, 2014

Supervisor's Top Ten Survival Tools for 2013 - Lake Charles, LA
August 8, 2013

Supervisors' Top 10 Survival Tools for 2013 - Houston, TX
June 19, 2013

Managing Discipline and Terminations Effectively - Webinar
April 9, 2013

Supervisor's Top Ten Survival Tools for 2013
March 14, 2013

Employment Discrimination - Lake Charles, LA
November 10, 2011

Employment Law Update - Houston, TX
October 19, 2011

Community


Business Development Committee Chair, Katy Chamber of Commerce
Governing Board, Pope John XXIII High School

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Victory for Texas Nonsubscriber Employer; Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Win Jury Trial in FMLA Case; Fifth Circuit Court Affirms Grant of Summary Judgment in Breach of Contract Case; 5th Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms District Court Summary Judgment
 
ISLN916017086
 

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What's An "Individualized Analysis" - And Why Should I Care?
A. Kevin Troutman, November 7, 2013
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) poses ongoing compliance challenges and attracts significant attention from plaintiffs' lawyers and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The resulting litigation continues to illustrate that inflexible policies and practices are a recipe for...

Government Agencies Taking Dim View of Employers' "Bright-Line" Policies
A. Kevin Troutman, August 2, 2013
For years, human resources practitioners have been able to confidently rely on a simple principle when dealing with a variety of tough decisions. That principle is “consistency” in applying company policies, meaning that policies should be clear, objective and evenly-applied.

Make Your No-Harassment Policy Less Sexy
A. Kevin Troutman, August 2, 2013
In recent years, many high-profile workplace-harassment lawsuits have grabbed headlines, complete with lewd and salacious allegations. Sexual harassment is indeed a form of gender discrimination and courts have issued many important opinions in handling these cases. But for both practical and...


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