Alia S. Wynne: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Alia S. Wynne

Of Counsel
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone(713) 292-5603

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • 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 SchoolLoyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, LA, J.D., cum laude, 2004
Admitted2004, 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 against charges and lawsuits related to sexual harassment, hostile work environment, discrimination based on gender, race, age, and disability, and retaliation for engaging in activity protected by Title VII, ERISA, and workers' compensation laws. She also handles litigation involving breach of contract, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and individual and collective FLSA claims.

On the preventative side, Alia provides day-to-day advice on a variety of employment issues, including investigations, disciplinary matters, terminations, leaves of absence, and wage-hour compliance. She also reviews and drafts employment agreements, restrictive covenants, handbooks, and personnel forms.

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 was named a Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2014.


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June 22, 2015

5 Legal Issues From Conception To Birth And Beyond
November 6, 2013

Is Texas' New Unemployment Compensation Law Effective?
September 19, 2011

Texting On The Job Can Be Costly
August 2, 2010


Houston Breakfast Academy with Fisher & Phillips LLP
November 17, 2015

Complex FMLA and ADA Issues: New Regulations and Case Law - Houston, TX
August 1, 2013

Workplace Investigations - Houston, TX
April 10, 2011


Alia is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Reported CasesRepresentative 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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Alia S. Wynne

333 Clay Street
HoustonTX 77002


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