Kimberly Stuart | Houston Litigation Lawyer | Texas
- Law School: South Texas College of Law J.D. 1996
- Status: In Good Standing
Business, Construction, Employment Contracts, Wrongful Termination, LitigationHouston, TX 77002 (Harris County)
Accident & Injury, Personal Injury, Consumer Rights, Car Accident, Consumer ProtectionHouston, TX 77228 (Harris County)
Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Car Accident, Insurance, LitigationHouston, TX 77007 (Harris County)
Personal Injury, Admiralty & Maritime, Products LiabilityHouston, TX 77019 (Harris County)
Employment, Business, Energy, Civil RightsHouston, TX 77004 (Harris County)
Divorce, Family Law, Adoption, Child Custody, Child SupportHouston, TX 77006 (Harris County)
Ms. Stuart’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, employment law, premises liability and products liability, including toxic tort defense. Ms. Stuart has represented large corporations in litigation in state and federal district and appellate courts. She handles all varieties of employment disputes, including claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and employment-related torts. Ms. Stuart also advises employers on all aspects of employment and labor law. She drafts, evaluates and updates personnel handbooks, workplace policies, and employment contracts and severance agreements. She defends employers and employees on covenants not to compete. Ms. Stuart has defended numerous clients in matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Texas Workforce Commission and the Department of Labor as well as other state’s agencies resulting in dismissals. In the areas of premises liability, Ms. Stuart has successfully defended several Fortune 500 companies, such as Wal-Mart and Home Depot, in state and federal appellate courts. Ms. Stuart also pursues the enforcement of arbitration agreements.
Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Stuart served as briefing attorney to Judge Margaret Garner Mirabal on the Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas.
|South Texas College of Law||J.D.||Law School||1996|
|H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College at Tulane University||B.A.||Political Science and Communication||1991|
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- Houston Bar Association
American Bar Assocation
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Houston Downtown Alliance Emerging Leaders
United Way Young Leaders
Law Review, Assistant Articles Editor 1995
Board of Advocates President 1995, Director 1994
Phi Alliha Delta Law Fraternity Justice 1994 1995
- Singapore Accident, Singapore Plaintiff, Singapore Law, Where Else But Texas? Texas
Courts Will Apply State Forum Non Conveniens Law in Admiralty Actions Involving Foreign Nationals, Exxon Corp. v. Chick Kam Choo 881 S.W.2d 301 (Tex. 1994),37 S. TEX. L. REV. 231 (1996).
Wal Mart Stores, Inc. v. Rodrigo Bazan, 996 S.W.2d 745 (Tex. App.-- San Antonio, 1998).
Bandeaux v. Home Depot USA, Inc., 136 F.3d 136 (5th Cir. 1998) (unreported).
Blum v. Lanier, 2 S.W.3d 278 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 1997).
Blum v. Lanier, 997 S.W.2d 259 (Tex. 1999).
In re L & L Kempwood Associates, L.P., 9 S.W.3d 125 (Tex. 1999).
“Putting your Money where the SOX is: Sarbanes-Oxley and the Financial Implications of Retaining, Reporting and Auditing”, Lorman Education Services Seminar on Document Retention and Destruction in Texas, Summer 2005
1401 McKinney St
Houston, TX 77010