Jacqueline C. Johnson devotes her practice to employment litigation and counseling, with particular experience in trade secret and wrongful competition litigation and drafting and enforcement of multi-state compliant non-competition agreements. She has handled several high-profile "bet the company" non-competition matters, one of which recently garnered national attention.
Co-chair of the firm’s Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets Practice Group, Jackie regularly authors client updates on developments in noncompetition law. She also conducts employment law and anti-harassment training for her clients, which include restaurants, staffing companies, and high technology corporations. She also co-authored Drafting and Enforcing Covenants Not to Compete - a comprehensive treatise on noncompete agreements and litigation for BNA.
Appearing in state and federal courts in Texas, Jackie also has a wealth of experience with wage and hour collective actions and litigates employment discrimination and retaliation cases arising under:
- Title VII
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Family and Medical Leave Act
- The Texas Labor Code
Jackie served as a law clerk to the Honorable Harry Lee Hudspeth, United States District Court, Western District of Texas, from 1994 until 1996. In law school, she was a member of the Legal Research Board.