Kristin L. Bauer: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Kristin L. Bauer

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Dallas,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone(214) 520-2400

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • Leave and Health Management
  • Disability
 
University University of Texas, B.A., 1995
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Houston, J.D., 1998
 
Admitted1998, Texas; 1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 2000, U.S. District Courts, Northern Districts of Texas; 2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2001, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas; 2002, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; 2003, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 2004, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 2008, U.S. District Courts, Western and Eastern Districts of Arkansas
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

Attorneys Serving the Community
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, fellow
Dallas Bar Association, Employment Law Section
Mid Cities Human Resource Association, Past President and Legislative Chair
National Association of Women Lawyers, Board Member (2013 - present)
SHRM Texas State Council (most recently legislative co-chair) (2007 - present)
Texas Bar Foundation
Texas State Bar

 
Born1972
 
Biography

Kristin L. Bauer is a Principal in the Dallas, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management exclusively in workplace law and related litigation.

In addition to handling an active employment litigation docket, Ms. Bauer counsels management on preventive strategies, including termination decisions, investigations, employment agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation issues, wage and hour laws, policies and handbooks, and other issues affecting the workplace. She also provides advice and counsel to employers on the numerous laws touching ill and injured workers, including the ADA, the FMLA, and related state laws, and strategies to manage those risks. Ms. Bauer frequently speaks on a number of employment-related topics.

While attending law school, Ms. Bauer was the head articles editor for the Houston Journal of International Law. Ms. Bauer was a judicial clerk to the Honorable Mary Milloy, U.S. Magistrate Judge, in her first year as a licensed attorney.

Honors and Recognitions

•Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce, Outstanding Young Dallasite (2010)
•National Association of Women Lawyers Virginia S. Mueller Outstanding Member Award (2012)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Attorneys Serving the Community
•The Family Place, a nonprofit agency serving the victims of domestic violence and their families, General Counsel (2005 - present)
•Helping Hands for The Family Place, Past President (2004)

Published Works

• Pregnancy Discrimination Reexamined: Accommodations for Pregnancy Under the ADAAA, Women Lawyers Journal Vol. 98 no. 3 (2013) [Co-Author]
• Evaluating Disabilities and Accommodation under ADAAA, Dallas Bar Association's Headnotes [pg.5] (December 2012) [Co-Author]
Real World Solutions (Thompson Publishing Family and Medical Leave Handbook, August 2008) [Co-Author]
Real World Solutions (Thompson Publishing Family and Medical Leave Handbook, May 2008) [Co-Author]
• Workplace Wellness Programs: A Prescription for a Healthy Bottom Line, But With What (Legal) Side Effects? HR Matters Magazine (Winter 2007) [Author]
New Approach to Managing Leave Laws May Reduce Employers' Costs, Risks (Thompson Publishing Family and Medical Leave Handbook 13.11, February 2006) [Co-Author]

Publications

November 17, 2015

Lone Star State Expands Gun Rights, Mandates Additional Signage to Ban Guns from Property

November 17, 2015

Texas will allow the open carrying of handguns in public and the carrying of concealed handguns on university campuses beginning in 2016 under two bills signed by Governor Greg Abbott.House Bill No. 910, effective January 1, 2016, allows handgun license holders in Texas to carry a holstered handgun openly anywhere a concealed handgun

July 13, 2015

New Texas Law Says Franchisors Generally Not Employers of Franchisees' Workers

July 13, 2015

The Texas Labor Code has been amended to provide that a franchisor is not considered an employer for claims related to employment discrimination, wage payment, the Texas Minimum Wage Act, and the Texas Workers' Compensation Act, among other laws. According to S.B. 652, this is so unless the franchisor has been found by a state

August 21, 2014

EEOC Releases Demanding New Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance

August 21, 2014

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's new Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues describes the agency's view of prohibitions on discrimination against pregnant workers and how the EEOC sees employment laws enacted in the past 30 years, such as the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act

Blogs

Labor & Collective Bargaining

New Texas Law Says Franchisors, with Exception, Not Employers of Franchisees' Workers
July 10, 2015

The Texas Labor Code has been amended to provide that a franchisor is not considered an employer for claims related to employment discrimination, wage payment, the Texas Minimum Wage Act, and the Texas Workers' Compensation Act, among other laws. According to S.B. 652, this is so unless the franchisor has been found by a state

By Kristin L. Bauer

Events

January 20

Arlington, TX

Ninth Annual MCHRA Employment Law Symposium

January 20, 2016
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM CST
Cacharel Restaurant & Grand Ballroom
2221 East Lamar Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76006

Jackson Lewis is once again partnering with the Mid Cities Human Resource Association to present their 9th

 
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Lone Star State Expands Gun Rights, Mandates Additional Signage to Ban Guns from Property
Kristin L. Bauer,Katrin U. Schatz, November 24, 2015
Texas will allow the open carrying of handguns in public and the carrying of concealed handguns on university campuses beginning in 2016 under two bills signed by Governor Greg Abbott.

New Texas Law Says Franchisors Generally Not Employers of Franchisees’ Workers
Kristin L. Bauer,Philip B. Rosen, July 14, 2015
The Texas Labor Code has been amended to provide that a franchisor is not considered an employer for claims related to employment discrimination, wage payment, the Texas Minimum Wage Act, and the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act, among other laws. According to S.B. 652, this is so unless the...
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Kristin L. Bauer

500 N Akard, Suite 2500
DallasTX 75219




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