- Labor and Employment
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act - ADEA
- Contract Litigation
- Disability and Illness Discrimination
- Employment Class Actions
- Employment Counseling
- Employment Investigations
- Litigation of Employment Disputes
- Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Litigation
- Wage and Hour Litigation
|University ||Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, B.A., 2000|
|Law School||Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, LA, J.D., cum laude, 2004|
|Admitted||2004, Louisiana; 2007, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Western 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 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; Louisiana Supreme Court; Supreme Court of Texas|
Alia Wynne has successfully represented employers in a number of jurisdictions regarding claims of sexual harassment, hostile work environment, discrimination based on gender, race, age, and disability, whistleblowing, breach of contract and restrictive covenants, defamation, and retaliation for engaging in activity protected by Title VII, ERISA, and workers' compensation laws.
She regularly provides counseling to clients in various industries regarding day-to-day employment issues.
During law school, Alia served as Comment/Casenote Editor for the Loyola Law Review, and was designated a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar.
She also authored Acknowledging Information Technology Under the Civil Code: Why Software Transactions Should Not Be Treated as Sales, which was published in the Loyola Law Review in 2004.
Alia has been included in this year's list of 2014 Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Stars.”
Alia is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
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|Reported Cases||Representative Work; Won summary judgment in extremely plaintiff- friendly jurisdiction on age discrimination claim by long-term employee whose position was eliminated for budgetary reasons. Won summary judgment on disability discrimination claim by highly compensated salesperson whose employment was terminated for violation of a work rule. Prevailed in litigation of gender discrimination lawsuit and subsequent retaliation lawsuit after same employee was laid off in a reduction in force. Obtained injunction relief to enforce non-compete agreement against former employee who resigned to work for a competitor. Obtained summary judgment on claims of sexual harassment and retaliation.|
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