Jennifer B. Claymon - Reed, Claymon, Meeker & Hargett PLLC

Jennifer B. Claymon

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

Jennifer Claymon is Managing Partner at the newly-created Austin law firm of Reed, Claymon, Meeker & Hargett, PLLC.  Jennifer specializes in health and employment law, representing everything from large hospitals to small businesses.  She has practiced health law in Texas since 1998 and is Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Jennifer’s practice focuses on administrative and health law related to hospitals, physicians and other health care providers, and she advises health care clients on a wide range of organizational and regulatory issues. Jennifer has worked extensively with healthcare facilities in drafting and revising governing body bylaws and medical staff bylaws, compliance plans, employee handbooks and policies and procedures. Jennifer also advises clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws.

Additional Information

Certifications — Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Texas A&M UniversityB.Eng 1994University of Texas Law SchoolJ.D. 1998
American Health Lawyers AssociationTexas Young Lawyers AssociationAustin Bar Association

Case History

Advice & Counsel — Provided advice and counsel on state and federal employment statutes and regulations, including: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (discrimination), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), COBRA, Texas Commission on Human Rights Act, Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, Texas Payday Act, Texas Workers Compensation Act
Contracts & Bylaws
  • Assisted large multi-hospital system with preparation and adoption of system-wide Medical Staff Bylaws
  • Drafted Medical Staff and Governing Body Bylaws for multiple hospitals
  • Represented and advised hospitals in Medical Staff peer review and credentialing matters
  • Prepared self-insurance plan and trust agreements for professional and general liability for hospitals
  • Drafted asset purchase agreement for acquisition of durable medical equipment business
  • Prepared and reviewed employment contracts and severance agreements
  • Prepared and reviewed personnel policies and employee handbooks
  • Prepared application for 501(c) (3) exemption from federal income tax for hospital foundation
  • Represented employers in investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regarding discrimination claims (age, sex, race, national origin)
  • Represented employers in investigations by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) regarding unemployment compensation claims and pay claims
  • Represented employers in investigations by the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division regarding overtime and minimum wage claims

Office Location

5608 Parkcrest Drive, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78731
United States

Practice Areas

Health Care Law