Alia S. Wynne: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Alia S. Wynne

Of Counsel
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone(713) 292-0150

Peer Rating
 4.6/5.0
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
 
Biography

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."

Experience

Representative Work

Won summary judgment in extremely plaintiff- friendly jursidiction 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 injunctive relief to enforce non-compete agreement against former employee who resigned to work for a competitor.

Obtained summary judgment on claims of sexual harassmsent and retaliation.

Recognition

Alia is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

News/Media

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

Presentations

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

Workplace Investigations - Houston, TX
April 10, 2011

 
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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