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Brian M. Jorgensen
Partner

Contact

(T) +1.214.969.3741
(F) +1.214.969.5100

Education

  • Texas Tech University (J.D. magna cum laude 1999; Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi; Managing Editor, Law Review); University of Missouri-Columbia (B.J. 1996)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas; and U.S. Court of Appeal for the Tenth Circuit

Brian Jorgensen represents corporate clients in complex labor and employment litigation, including class action and multiplaintiff employment discrimination lawsuits, wage and hour class and collective actions, and trade secrets and restrictive covenant matters. His experience includes defending employers in arbitrations, government agency proceedings, and state and federal courts throughout the United States in cases involving federal and state antidiscrimination laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act, state wage and hour laws, and a variety of state law wrongful discharge, statutory, contract, and tort claims. Brian also represents clients who are undergoing OFCCP audits and regularly provides advice regarding compliance with affirmative action laws.

In addition, Brian spends considerable time working with clients on preventative measures, including reviewing employment policies, advising on compliance with wage and hour laws, counseling on disciplinary actions and investigations, and conducting employment practices reviews.

Brian leads the Labor & Employment Practice in the Dallas office. He is a frequent speaker and author on labor and employment topics. He also serves on the board of Healing Hands Ministries and is a member of the Labor & Employment sections of the Texas State Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Association.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Texas Super Lawyers (2014-2016), including "Top 100 Overall" (2016) and "Top 100 Dallas/Fort Worth Region" (2016)

    Best Lawyers in America (2016-2017)

    Recommended by D Magazine as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas" (2013-2017)

    Law360 — "Rising Star Under 40," labor and employment (2012) (one of five in the U.S)
Brian Jorgensen