An attorney for more than 35 years, Bryan Collins has built a practice focusing almost exclusively in Labor and Employment matters. He assists human resources personnel, in-house attorneys, executives, and owners of businesses large and small, providing counsel on issues dealing with a wide range of issues. These include workforce reductions and termination, EEOC, DOL, OFCCP, and state agency investigations, sexual harassment as well as discrimination and retaliation claims, non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements, performance improvement programs, compensation and benefits, mediation and arbitration agreements, and employee policies and procedures.
Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Collins has successfully represented clients in adversarial employment disputes in state and federal courts, before arbitrators and in governmental administrative proceedings. Those he represents come from diverse industries, such as telecommunication, restaurants, securities, technology, automotive, manufacturing, healthcare and real estate. Mr. Collins is often hired by Fortune 500 companies to investigate sensitive corporate governance and other matters.
Mr. Collins has been a contributing Editor and author of the Fair Labor Standards Act Chapter of the Texas Employment Law Handbook, published by the Texas Association of Business and utilized by hundreds of employers throughout Texas. He is the author of numerous articles discussing significant employment law issues including FLSA overtime regulations, good hiring practices, and other issues.
A second-generation Texan, Mr. Collins was born in Dallas. After graduating from St. Mark’s School of Texas and Stanford University, he returned to Texas and attended the University of Texas School of Law in Austin, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review. He is licensed to practice in the state of Texas, the United States district courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western districts of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and before the Texas Supreme Court.