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Gannaway@LaborCounsel.net

AREAS OF EXPERIENCE:

Municipal Civil Service Law
Municipal Law
Employment Law
Management-Labor

EDUCATION:

JD, University of Houston
Law Center

BA in Arts & Economics,
Texas A&M

MEMBERSHIPS:

Tarrant County Bar Association

Texas A&M Former Students

Texas City Attorneys’ Association

Voting Member-Board of Directors
Haskell National Bank
Branches in Haskell and Abilene, Texas

Julia Gannaway is a partner of Lynn Ross & Gannaway, LLP. She worked previously in the City Attorneys’ offices of two different cities: Bryan and Odessa, and possesses a management-oriented perspective when addressing the unique issues that arise when working for the client that is a governmental entity. Her area of practice focuses primarily on advising and defending public sector employers, and includes:

  • Advising and representing management clients in the private and public sector in all aspects of labor and employment law, such as Title VII, FLSA, USERRA, ADA, ADAAA, ADEA, FMLA, and the Texas Whistleblower Act.
  • Counsel clients regarding personnel policies and practices, termination, discipline, unemployment compensation, privacy issues, workplace torts, National Labor Relations Board elections and negotiations.
  • Providing training and directing investigations into allegations of workplace misconduct.

Julia works closely with numerous public sector clients, including police and fire administrators on matters relating to Chapter 143, Texas Municipal Civil Service, and she represents department heads in disciplinary hearings before civil service commissions and third party hearing examiners. Julia also counsels clients on day-to-day issues as they arise, including drafting ordinances and resolutions for governmental entities. She also advises public sector clients on the Texas Public Information Act (the “Open Records Act”) and the Open Meetings Act.

 

Lynn Ross & Gannaway, LLP
306 West Broadway Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
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