About The Firm

Founded in 2003 in Austin, Texas, we’re committed to excellence in representing employers.

Our lawyers, who have had distinguished careers with prominent national labor and employment law firms, pride themselves on having exceptional analytical skills and judgment, excellent oral and written expression and keen business sense.

Latest News

  • California Law for Texas Employers seminar in January was a big success!  For more information about California law issues, including California's new paid sick leave law, contact us!
  • Steven Mierl and Scott Brutocao recognized as Best Lawyers® 2015 Austin "Lawyers of the Year” in Management Employment Law.
  • Connie Cornell, Ted Smith, Steve Mierl, and Scott Brutocao have all been named Best Lawyers® 2014.
  • Cornell, Smith, Mierl, Brutocao and Betsy Chestney all named "Super Lawyers" by Texas Monthly in 2014.
  • Connie Cornell and Ted Smith recognized for Best Lawyers® 2014 Austin "Lawyer of the Year” in Labor Law - Management and Employment Law – Management, respectively.
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