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The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC - Houston, TX

3120 Southwest FreewaySuite 450 Houston, TX 77098- 4511

Updated: 11/05/2021

Houston Employment Law Firm


At The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC, employees in Houston and throughout the surrounding areas call on us for high-quality counsel and representation in all their legal workplace concerns. Conveniently located in the Greenway Plaza area, our law firm accepts cases throughout Texas and nationwide. Our focus is employment law, and we represent clients before state and federal trial courts, appellate courts and agencies...

About The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC

Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Discriminaton
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Overtime Cases
  • FMLA Issues
  • Non-Compete Disputes
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful Termination


  • 70%

Classes and Seminars

  • Watch What You Say in the Workplace, Jefferson County Bar Association Employment Law Seminar, 2019
  • Drafting and Negotiating Non-Competition Agreements, Bloomberg BNA, 2016
  • Religious Accommodation and Discrimination in the Workplace, Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference, 2015
  • Navigating the EEOC's Practice and Procedure, Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, 2015
  • Religion and Politics @ Work, EEOC Training Institute – Technical Assistance Program Seminar, 2012
  • Talking to the Employer’s Employees, National Employment Lawyers Association – Houston Chapter, 2012
  • Non-Compete Agreements: Where Have We Come From and Where We Go from Here, University of Texas Law School 19th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, 2012
  • Employment Law Ethics – When Can a Plaintiff’s Attorney Contact a Defendant Employer’s Employee? , Houston Bar Association Labor & Employment Section “25” function, 2012
  • Back to the Future: Proceeding Before and Litigating with the EEOC, University of Texas Law School 18th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, May 13, 2011
  • The University of Texas, Labor and Employment Law Conference, Planning Committee, 2011 - 2012
  • Speaker, Featured Television show Guest - Houston Bar Association Legal Lines Television Program
  • Speaker, Featured Radio talk show Guest - Fox Affiliate KOLE 1340 AM, Beaumont
  • Speaker, Quoted in the Houston Chronicle
  • Speaker and Author at Various Other Seminars and Conferences

Pro Bono Activities

  • Anti-Defamation League Southwest Region - Regional Board
  • Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston-Co-Chair Public Affairs Committee (2020-present) (Vice-Chair 2019-2020), 2019 - Present
  • Fort Bend Education Foundation - Board of Directors, 2021 - Present
  • Fort Bend County Citizens Engagement Group - Chair (2020-2021), 2019 - Present
  • Anti-Defamation League, Chair of 2 Nat'l Committees, and Vice-Chair of 1 Nat'l Committee (2015-2017 & 2017), 2015 - 2017
  • Anti-Defamation League Southwest Region Board Chair, 2015
  • Jewish Children's Regional Service - Prior Board of Directors

Office Information


3120 Southwest FreewaySuite 450 Houston, TX 77098- 4511


  • 713-255-2270

Accepts Credit Cards




Lawyers at The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC selected for a Super Lawyers® list


  • Rated "AV Preeminent" by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named one of "The Best Lawyers in America" by Best Lawyers: Litigation - Labor & Employment, 2012 - 2022
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, 2009 - 2021
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation (2004, 2005, 2008)
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Labor and Employment Law, 2003
  • Named one of Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine: Labor and Employment Law (2005, 2007, 2011, 2013-2016)
  • Named one of Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine: Employment Litigation, 2006
  • Named a "Top Lawyer" by Houstonia Magazine (2016-2017, 2019-2020)
  • Life Fellow, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation



  • Employment Law Claims
    The Scharfman Law Firm handles employment law claims for cases ranging from age and gender discrimination, to workers' compensation retaliation.
  • Articles Drafted/Presented
    Attorney Ian Scharfman is a speaker, author and co-author.
  • Cited Cases
    Read about Ian Scharfman's selected cited cases.
  • Attorney Profile
    Ian Scharfman is the principal attorney in The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC, a Houston, Texas law firm. Mr. Scharfman is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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