Russell Cawyer has been named a Top Business Defender by the Dallas Business Journal in the May 14, 2010 edition. The Defenders list is compiled by DBJ editorial staff after interviewing highly regarded plaintiff and defense attorneys, judges, corporations and other respected professionals in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The editorial board also considers the candidate's professional achievements and leadership in their industry and in the overall community.
"We are very excited to have Russell honored as a Top Business Defender," said Dee J. Kelly, Jr., the firm's managing partner, "Russell's expertise in the labor and employment field allows us to serve our clients needs, whether it be day-to-day employment advice or complex high stakes employment litigation."
Cawyer, a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment practice group, focuses his practice on representing Texas employers in labor and employment disputes in state and federal courts and before numerous governmental agencies such as the EEOC, U.S. Department of Labor and Texas Workforce Commission. In addition to representing employers before federal and state courts across the country, he provides day-to-day advice and counseling to employers on human resource issues and workplace disputes. Russell is also a frequent speaker on labor and employment legal issues affecting Texas employers and is author of the legal blog Texas Employment Law Update.