M. Wilson Stoker | Austin Employment Lawyer
M. Wilson Stoker
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Mr. Stoker is Vice President and Managing Attorney of the Texas Office for Welter. He is a litigator who defends employers in all areas of employment law and is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Wilson utilizes his background in employment law and human resource management to assist employers facing employment litigation, changing employment laws, and workplace issues. His areas of expertise include wage and hour compliance, hiring, employee discipline, and terminations, FMLA and ADA compliance, as well as Title VII harassment and discrimination defense.
Wilson also conducts workplace training and provides compliance assistance to employers on day-to-day employment issues such as workplace investigations and handbook policies. In addition, he has particular experience assisting government contractors with all aspects of OFCCP affirmative action compliance including developing and maintaining affirmative action plans and defending employers in DOL audits.
He is also a frequent speaker on hot-button labor and employment issues, including social media, harassment investigations, the ADA, the FMLA, wage and hour law, and the National Labor Relations Act.
During law school, Mr. Stoker clerked for the Honorable John M. Manos, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio. Prior to law school, Mr. Stoker worked as a financial analyst for Lehman Brothers in New York City.
|Vice President; Managing Attorney||Welter Law Firm, P.C.||Austin, TX||October 2005 – Present|
|Judicial Extern||Honorable John M. Manos, Senior Judge, US District Court||Northern District of Ohio||August 2004 – May 2005|
|Financial Analyst||Lehman Brothers||New York||August 2000 – June 2002|
|Case Western Reserve University School of Law||J.D.||Law School||2005|
|Ithaca College||B.S.||Accounting & Legal Studies||1999|
|State / Court||Date|
|U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit||N/A|
|U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas||N/A|
|U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia||N/A|
- -Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
-Austin Bar Association
-Austin Human Resources Management Association (“AHRMA”)
-Fairfax Bar Association
-Virginia Bar Association
-State Bar of Texas
Honors & Awards
- -Board Certified - Labor and Employment Law | Texas Board of Legal Specialization | 2016
-Top 10 Labor & Employment Attorney In Texas | American Institute Of Legal Counsel | 2016
Selkow v. 7-Eleven, Inc.
-Practice Area: Discrimination
-Outcome: Summary Judgment For Client On All Claims
-Description: Title VII and Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit in federal court in Florida
Demissie v. 7-Eleven, Inc.
-Practice Area: Discrimination
-Outcome: Summary Judgment
- Speaking Engagements
-Law Day | Hot Topics In Employment Law
-Annual Diversity Day | Disability Redefined
-AHRMA Annual Conference | LGBT Employment Rights - Legal Trends & How They Impact Your Business
-Southwest Diversity Summit | Avoiding Bad Hiring Decisions
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|(2005) Licensed as Attorney in Virginia. Verified with Virginia State Bar.||November 18, 2016|
|(2011). Licensed as Attorney in Texas. Verified with State Bar of Texas.||November 18, 2016|
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