Bradley is pleased to announce that Stephanie C. Gaston has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group.
“Stephanie is a great addition to our labor and employment team in Houston,” said Bradley Houston Office Managing Partner Ian P. Faria. “Her diverse experience with policy and regulation matters, as well as litigation, for both private and public employers will enhance the services we can offer to our clients in Texas and nationwide.”
John W. Hargrove, a partner and chair of Bradley’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, added, “Stephanie is highly knowledgeable and experienced in handling the full range of labor and employment matters for clients in diverse industry sectors. She will be a great resource for our team charged with helping our clients manage complex workforce issues.”
Ms. Gaston focuses her practice on resolving labor and employment matters for private employers, public entities, and nonprofits. Her clients include school districts, housing authorities, special districts, and governmental entities. She defends companies facing discrimination, harassment, retaliation, class actions, and other claims under federal, state and local laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. She also advises and counsels employers on minimizing the risks of litigation, developing employment policies, and drafting and enforcing employment and severance agreements, including those with non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure provisions. In addition, she has prepared numerous affirmative action plans and represents clients in administrative agency investigations. She also represents business clients in commercial litigation.
Prior to joining Bradley, Ms. Gaston was a member at Clark Hill Strasburger.
Ms. Gaston received her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) from the University of St. Thomas.