Employment and Labor

Practice Contacts

Stephen F. Fink
Senior Counsel
J. Patrick Bredehoft
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Our healthcare attorneys work closely with the Firm’s employment and labor attorneys to address all of our healthcare industry clients’ employment relationships needs.  We draft medical bylaws, personnel policies, and employee manuals and assist in the formulation of fair hearing procedures.  We counsel clients regarding all federal, state, and local laws applicable to employers and represent clients in contract negotiations, investigations, and hearings.  Our attorneys also represent clients in the resolution of workplace injury, employment, and labor disputes through mediation, arbitration, agency proceedings, and litigation.

We have represented a variety of organizations in the healthcare industry in regards to their employment and labor needs, including medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, nationwide and regional hospital systems, nonprofit hospitals, and healthcare collection management companies, among others.

Thompson & Knight received a top national ranking in the category of Employment Law-Management in the 2019 "Best Law Firms" directory, published by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®. The Firm is also ranked among the top firms in Texas for Labor & Employment in Chambers USA 2018 published by Chambers and Partners. Clients quoted in the directory commented that our employment and labor attorneys are “very responsive: they come back to you with good, solid advice and they do it in a cost effective manner” and “very diverse as far as their skillset” noting that “we consider them an invaluable partner to our business.”