Candace Lambdin, J.D.

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Biography

Ms. Lambdin is a native Austinite that has practiced employer-side employment law since 1998 and represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law by providing counseling, and advice on a variety of employment-related issues and providing representation in administrative hearings, arbitrations and courts of law. Ms. Lambdin has significant experience in negotiating and drafting employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-solicitation agreements and non-competition agreements. In addition, Ms. Lambdin assists clients in the creation of new hire packets, employee handbooks, offer letters, applications, arbitration agreements, separation agreements and exit incentive packages. Ms. Lambdin advises and defends clients in the area of discrimination and harassment, wage and hour compliance, hiring and firing, employee discipline, leaves of absence, FMLA and ADA compliance, reductions in force and workplace violence.

Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Lambdin joined the Austin office of Jenkens & Gilchrist where she remained until joining Cornell Smith & Mierl at its formation in 2003.

Education and Certificates

J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1998

B.A. in economics, University of Texas, 1995

Honors & Awards

Candace has been identified as a “Texas Rising Star” in the field of Labor and Employment Law by Texas Monthly magazine for 2004, 2006, 2007, and 2008.