Robert E. Luxen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Dallas, TX

Hallett & Perrin, P.C.
 | 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 2400
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214-922-4138
Fax: 214-922-4142
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (50%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A shareholder at Hallett & Perrin, P.C., Robert E. Luxen focuses his practice on labor and employment law matters. He provides representation to clients throughout Texas from the firm’s offices in Dallas, and he joined the firm in January 1992. Mr. Luxen attended Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1973. He then went on to pursue his legal education at Southern Methodist University School of Law, and in 1976 he was awarded his Juris Doctor.

    Mr. Luxen confines his practice to the representation of employers in a variety of matters, and a great deal of it involves litigation. The types of issues that he has handled have included allegations of workplace discrimination that are governed by various federal and state statutes, negligent hiring, wage and hour disputes, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and wrongful termination and other acts of alleged retaliation. Mr. Luxen has also prepared and reviewed employment contracts and severance agreements, and he furnishes advice and counsel to his clients on risk avoidance as well as hiring and firing practices. His successful track record has earned him a great deal of favorable recognition from his colleagues, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

    Mr. Luxen is frequently asked to deliver presentations to fellow professionals on topics related to his practice area. He has been certified as a specialist in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and he has been admitted to practice in Texas since 1976. Mr. Luxen is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd and 5th Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    *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
    • 50%Employment & Labor: Employer
    • 40%Employment Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Business/Corporate
    Focus Areas

    Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations


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    Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021

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    About Robert Luxen

    Admitted: 1976, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Received a Presidential Citation from the Dallas Bar Association for his exceptional pro bono services to the Association
    • D Magazine Best Lawyers Recipient
    • Selected to Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2003-2020
    • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America by Woodward White, Inc. since 2006: Employment Law / Management 2011-2021; Litigation / Labor and Employment, 2015-2021
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent, Peer Review Rated

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Labor and Employment by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1989-present

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Mac Taylor Inn of Court
    • Texas Center for Legal Ethics
    • Former Co-Chair of Dallas Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Committee
    • Dallas Bar Foundation
    • Dallas Bar Association - Labor & Employment and Trial Skills Sections
    • American Bar Association - Labor & Employment Law Section
    • Former ​Chairman of the Dallas Bar Association’s Legal Ethics Committee
    • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Dispute Resolution Arbitrator
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • Arbitrator in employment cases on behalf of the American Arbitration Association. Arbitrator and mediator in employment cases on behalf of the National Arbitration & Mediation, Inc.
    • Texas

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Frequent speaker and author on a variety of employment law topics, including employer equal employment obligations, employment contracts and separation agreements, wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, non-competition, non-solicitation and non-hire agreements, and the employment obligations of federal contractors

    Educational Background:

    • Drake University, B.A., 1973
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    Office Location for Robert E. Luxen

    1445 Ross Avenue
    Suite 2400
    Dallas, TX 75202

    Phone: 214-922-4138

    Fax: 214-922-4142

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