Dallas, Texas, June 26, 2017 – Dallas partner Andrew M. Gould has been elected as a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers in the Class of 2017. Wick Phillips’ managing partner, David Drez, expressed his congratulations by saying “this recognition is a culmination of Andrew’s hard-work and expertise in labor and employment law.”
Membership is by peer nomination only, involves an extensive vetting process, and is limited to those who have demonstrated a set of stringent principles to the College. Final decision on membership is made by the Board of Governors of the College. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. The twenty-second installation of Fellows will be held November 11, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Andrew leads Wick Phillips’ labor and employment practice and has over 20 years’ experience counseling local and multinational businesses in all facets of labor and employment law. He has extensive experience in preventative counseling, workplace investigations, formulating human resources policies and procedures, defending wage hour lawsuits, employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, restrictive covenant litigation, severance negotiations, and developing long term workforce strategies.
About The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
The College was the vision of several Fellows. The idea was to further establish this profession in all its aspects as one uniquely important to the world of labor and employment law, individual rights, collective bargaining and dispute resolution. The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of The Section of Labor and Employment Law of the American Bar Association. It operates as a free standing organization recognizing those who, by long and outstanding service, have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field. The College is represented by more than 1,400 members in 46 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and eight Canadian provinces.
About Wick Phillips
Wick Phillips is a full-service business law firm serving clients across Texas and the United States. Founded in 2004, the firm has grown to more than 60 attorneys, specializing in all areas of business law—labor and employment, complex commercial litigation and appeals, corporate transactions, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy, insurance coverage, tax, and securities—with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin. For more information, visit www.wickphillips.com.