Micah R. Prude

Micah R. Prude

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  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Micah Prude exclusively represents employers in a wide variety of employment-related legal issues. He regularly counsels clients on sensitive and complex matters involving employee management, counseling, and discipline; personnel policies and manuals; non-competition, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements; and compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination laws.  Micah has an active trial practice with lawsuits involving whistleblower retaliation (including claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA)), wrongful termination, harassment, wage-and-hour violations, non-competition and non-solicitation violations, and breach-of-contract issues. He also has extensive experience with the ADEA/OWBPA, FLSA collective actions, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act’s background-check provisions.

Micah is recognized as a Recommended Attorney in The Legal 500 US 2015. He is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


  • Top 100 Texas Up-and-Coming Attorneys, Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters; 2018-2019

  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Employment & Labor); 2012-2019

  • "Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas" by D Magazine; 2017

  • “Recommended Attorney,” The Legal 500 US by Legalease (Labor and Employment: Labor and Employment Litigation; Labor and Employment: Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions) – Defense); 2015-2016

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, State Bar of Texas

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association

  • Member, Bar Association for the Fifth Federal Circuit

  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers; 2013 DAYL Leadership Class

  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

  • Member, DallasHR