Edith Thomas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Irving, TX

Law Offices of Edith K. Thomas, PLLC
 | 5000 Riverside Dr, Suite 100
Irving, TX 75039
Phone: 888-760-0149
Fax: 972-692-7988
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Edith Thomas is the founder and principal of the Law Offices of Edith K. Thomas, PLLC, in Fort Worth, Texas. Board-certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and possessing more than 15 years of legal experience, Ms. Thomas devotes her practice solely to employment law. She serves the rights and interests of plaintiff clients throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and surrounding areas who have legal issues involving any of the following:

  • All types of employment discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Wage theft
  • Overtime and pay issues
  • Whistleblower protections
  • FMLA and leave issues
  • Work-related disability issues
  • Other serious violations of workers' rights

No matter the issues her clients are facing, Ms. Thomas delivers highly personalized counsel to help them understand and assess their rights. At all turns, she provides exceptional advocacy and support to those she serves in order to help them resolve their conflicts and to significantly increase the odds of obtaining the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Well-versed in all areas of employment law, Ms. Thomas has significant experience handling matters involving the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Moreover, she has represented her clients with their claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act as well as the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and the National Labor Relations Act.

A 1997 graduate of the University of Texas, Ms. Thomas attended Tulane University Law School, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2004. She holds her license to practice in Maryland and Washington, D.C., as well as Texas, and she is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas.

Highly active in her legal community, Ms. Thomas is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the Texas Employment Lawyers Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the College of the State Bar of Texas.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (60%): Employment Discrimination

Employment & Labor (20%): Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Employment Litigation (10%): Employment Discrimination

Estate Planning & Probate (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015

Certificates and Credentials

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About Edith Thomas

Admitted: 2007, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.ediththomaslaw.com/about/

Honors/Awards:

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2013-2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • District of Columbia
  • Washington, D.C.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Texas Employment Lawyers' Association -- Board Member

Educational Background:

  • University of Texas at Austin, 1997
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Office Location for Edith Thomas

5000 Riverside Dr
Suite 100
Irving, TX 75039

Phone: 888-760-0149

Fax: 972-692-7988

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Last Updated: 9/10/2019

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