Terrence B. Robinson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

TB Robinson Law Group, PLLC
 | 1616 S. Voss Rd., Suite 870, Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 7135681723
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Terrence B. Robinson founded his Houston law firm, TB Robinson Law Group, PLLC, with the goal of assisting both individuals and business clients from throughout Texas' Gulf Coast region with a wide range of legal issues, including:

• Employment law
• Immigration law
• Small business law

Mr. Robinson began his legal career in 1991 after earning his law degree from South Texas College of Law and his admission to the State Bar of Texas. In addition to his approval to practice in all of Texas' state courts, all of Texas and Arizona's U.S. District Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court have also granted him approvals to practice in their courtrooms.

Over the course of Mr. Robinson's 25-year legal career, he has earned a reputation as one of Texas' legal leaders. As a result, he is the recipient of a number of honors, including a "Very Good" rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, H Texas Magazine included him in its list of Houston's top lawyers.

Attorney Robinson is not only a respected attorney, but he is also a respected author, having written numerous articles on a variety of legal topics, including employment and labor law and small business challenges. In addition, he is a regular guest speaker, and he has taught a number of classes and seminars. As an active member of the legal community, he is a member of a number of organizations, including the Houston Bar Association and The Voice of the Defense Bar.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (70%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (10%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015

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About Terrence Robinson

Admitted: 1991, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.tbrobinsonlaw.com/About-Us/Terrence-B-Robinson.sh...

Honors and Awards:

  • One of Houston's top attorneys by "H Texas Magazine"
  • AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, 2013 - 2014
  • Legal Leader, 2013 - 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Labor and Employment Law Specialist, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Texas, 1991
  • HBA Habitat for Humanity Committee

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Handling Unemployment and Wage Claims before the TWC
  • COBRA Notice Liability Considerations
  • Traditional Labor Law in a Nonunion Setting
  • Benefits, Taxes and Independent Contractors
  • Federal Preemption by the NLRA
  • Employee Loans and The Texas Payday Law
  • Former Employee Reference Inquiries
  • Disciplining and Firing Employees
  • Wage and Hour Laws
  • Employer Rights and Obligations with respect to Child Support Withholding Orders
  • Uncovering The Mysteries Of The Tip Wage
  • The National Institute of Business, Employment Law Issues
  • The Texas Association of Business, Employment Law Issues
  • HealthCare ConsultLink, Employment Law Issues
  • The University of Houston, Employment Law Issues
  • South Texas College of Law, Employment Law Issues
  • Lorman Education Services, Employment Law Issues

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Darlene Alexander v. Servisair, L.L.C., 2014
  • Bright v. GB Bioscience Inc., 2008 WL 5210657 (C.A.5 (Tex.)), 105 Fair Empl.Prac.Cas. (BNA) 265, 2009
  • Goudeau v. National Oilwell Varco, L.P., 793 F.3d 470 (5th Cir. 2015).

Newsletters:

  • Profiled in the October 28, 2009, Issue of The Voice, The Weekly Newsletter From The Defense Research Institute, Bright v. GB Bioscience Inc., 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri-St. Louis, B.A. in Psychology, 1986
  • University of Missouri-St. Louis, B.S. in Sociology, 1986

Industry Groups

  • Board Certified In Labor & Employment Law
  • Office Location for Terrence B. Robinson

    1616 S. Voss Rd., Suite 870
    Houston, TX 77057

    Phone: 7135681723

     

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