Sharp, Devon


  Dallas, Texas, USA
 +214.855.7539
 +214.978.5369
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Devon serves as the Associate Liaison to the Management Committee. Her practice focuses on all aspects of commercial litigation, with an emphasis in employment law. Her experience includes:

  • Representation of clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies in disputes involving a variety of employment laws and regulations, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Texas Payday Act.
  • Representation of clients in lawsuits involving covenants not to compete and trade secret misappropriation.
  • Development of employee handbooks and policies.
  • Advising and training clients on human resources related issues, including compliance with state and federal employment laws and regulations.
  • Representation of clients in a broad range of commercial disputes and general contract litigation.
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Attorneys Serving the Community, Meeting Arrangements Committee Co-chair, 2010 - Present; 5K Committee Co-chair, 2010 - Present
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association, Appellate Law, Business Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Sections
  • Dallas Summer Musicals Associate Producers, Events Co-chair, 2011 - 2012; Board of Directors, 2010 - Present
  • Empowering Women as Leaders
  • State Bar of Texas, Appellate, Labor and Employment Law, and Litigation Sections
  • Women in Hotel Investments

Awards & Honors

  •  Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2012
Admissions

  • Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Foreign Languages

  • Spanish
Education
  • Baylor University Law School, Juris Doctor
  • Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication; Minor in Spanish (Graduated summa cum laude)

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