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Parker Graham practices in the firm’s securities, employment, and business litigation sections, spanning everything from complex business disputes, to retaliation cases, to administrative investigations and proceedings.  Parker also routinely counsels clients on regulatory and compliance issues.

SPEECHES/PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author, An Overview of Federal Employment Law Practice and Procedure, Texas Bar Association’s Federal Court Practice CLE (2015).

Co-Author, Texas Chapter of How to Hire and Fire: A Global Guide, Multilaw (2015).

Author, Neglect the Registered Agent, Risk Losing a Lawsuit, Carrington Coleman Capital Newsletter (2014 Issue Three).

Author, Whistleblowers in the Workplace: The Government Employee’s “Official Duty” to Tell the Truth, 65 SMU L. REV. 685 (2012).

Court Admissions

Texas, 2013

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education

SMU Dedman School of Law
J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
Order of the Coif
SMU Law Review, Articles Editor
Research Assistant to Prof. William Dorsaneo

Sewanee: The University of the South
B.A., magna cum laude, 2010

Experience

Represented a development company in a suit on a note and guaranty, including principally drafting the briefing, arguing the summary judgment hearing, and presenting oral argument in the Fifth District Court of Appeals.

Assisted in defending a law firm and its managing partner against retaliation and discrimination claims, all of which were dismissed before discovery began.

Assisted in representing an automotive-engineering company in a Department of Labor investigation alleging whistleblower retaliation and unsafe working conditions, resulting in a favorable resolution for the client.

In various administrative proceedings, represented clients in contesting liability or negotiating resolutions, including before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the Texas Comptroller, Department of Labor, and the EEOC.

Routinely counsel clients on regulatory and compliance issues, including the FMLA, ERISA, wage-and-hour compliance, Sarbanes Oxley, and the Texas Securities Act.

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