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Ricardo Prieto - Houston, TX

11 Greenway PlazaSuite 1515 Houston, TX 77046

Updated: 05/30/2023

Houston Employment Related Issues Lawyer

Overview

Mr. Prieto devotes his entire practice to employment related issues, including litigation and transactional matters. He is a strong advocate for his clients, and is dedicated to protecting, preserving and fighting for their rights, both at the negotiating table and in the courtroom. In recognition of these efforts, he is honored to have been selected for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers' "Rising Star" list in 2014, 2015 and 2016...

Mr. Prieto devotes his entire practice to employment related issues, including litigation and transactional matters. He is a strong advocate for his clients, and is dedicated to protecting, preserving and fighting for their rights, both at the negotiating table and in the courtroom. In recognition of these efforts, he is honored to have been selected for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers' "Rising Star" list in 2014, 2015 and 2016. He has also been named "Litigator of the Week" by Texas Lawyer, and has had trial verdicts selected as the "Featured Verdict" and "Top Texas Verdicts & Settlements," as reported by Verdict Search.

Mr. Prieto has substantial experience representing employees, including executives, in a wide variety of employment-related matters. Mr. Prieto's experience includes litigation in state and federal courts and representing employees before state and federal administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), and the Department of Labor (DOL). He has successfully first-chaired employment matters to verdict. Additionally, Mr. Prieto has extensive experience handling class actions in Texas and throughout the country. Mr. Prieto's transactional experience includes reviewing, drafting and negotiating employment agreements and other workplace documents.

Mr. Prieto represents clients in employment matters arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act, and other federal and state laws.

About Ricardo Prieto

Practice Areas

  • Employment Related Issues
  • Transactional Matters

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate

Languages

  • Spanish

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Specialties and Certifications

  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • The State Bar of Texas
  • National Employment Lawyer's Association (NELA)
  • College of the State Bar (Member)

Education

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2007
    J.D.
    Honors: Dean's List
    Honors: Phi Delta Phi Honor Fraternity
    Honors: CALI Award in Antitrust Law
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2002
    B.A.
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Hispanic Studies

Achievements

Honors

  • Top Texas Verdicts & Settlements, as reported by VerdictSearch 2014
  • "Litigator of the Week" by Texas Lawyer 2015
  • Texas Super Lawyers' (a Thomson Reuters service) "Rising Star" list in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Selected as the "Featured Verdict" in 2014

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Address

11 Greenway PlazaSuite 1515 Houston, TX 77046

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Contributing author to the American Bar Association's FLSA Midwinter Report in 2016 and 2018

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