Terrence B. Robinson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

TB Robinson Law Group, PLLC
 | 7500 San Felipe St., Suite 800, Houston, TX 77063
Phone: 832-548-9399
Fax: 713-965-4288
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015, 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (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
    • 70%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employer
    • 10%Employment Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015, 2018 - 2021

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    About Terrence Robinson

    Admitted: 1991, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.tbrobinsonlaw.com/attorney/terrence-b-robinson/


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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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


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


    • 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
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    Office Location for Terrence B. Robinson

    7500 San Felipe St., Suite 800
    Houston, TX 77063

    Phone: 832-548-9399

    Fax: 713-965-4288

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    Last Updated: 1/29/2021

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