The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC

3120 Southwest FreewaySuite 450Houston, TX 77098- 4511

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Updated: 06/03/2017

Overview

At The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC, employees in Houston and throughout the surrounding areas call on us for high-quality counsel and representation in all their legal workplace concerns. Conveniently located in the Greenway Plaza area, our law firm accepts cases throughout Texas and nationwide. Our focus is employment law, and we represent clients before state and federal trial courts, appellate courts and agencies.

The founder of The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC, attorney Ian Scharfman is a...

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Discriminaton
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Overtime Cases
  • FMLA Issues
  • Non-Compete Disputes
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful Termination

Litigation

  • 70%

Classes and Seminars

  • The University of Texas, Labor and Employment Law Conference, Planning Committee, 2011
  • State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial, Continuing Legal Education Course, Planning Committee, 2008
  • Speaker, Continuing Legal Education and other Seminars
  • Speaker, Featured Television show Guest - Houston Bar Association Legal Lines Television Program
  • Speaker, Featured Radio talk show Guest - Fox Affiliate KOLE 1340 AM, Beaumont, 2005
  • Speaker, Quoted in the Houston Chronicle
  • Back to the Future: Proceeding Before and Litigating with the EEOC, University of Texas Law School 18th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference, May 13, 2011
  • Representing Employers and Employees before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Houston Bar Association Employment Institute, October 29, 2009
  • Top Ten Issues Litigators Need to Know About Employment Law, State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial Course, November 13, 2008
  • Employment Policies: When, How, and What? Cutting-Edge Employment Law Strategies: From Policies to Litigation, Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Whistleblower Causes of Action, Houston Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, January 9, 2006
  • Behind Closed Doors: The Insider's View of What A Plaintiff's Lawyer Looks for Before Taking Your Employee's Case, Workers' Comp Update 1998: Council on Education and Management, 1998.
  • Employee Compensation - FLSA and the Payday Act: Basics of Labor and Employment Law, State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section & Texas Young Lawyers' Association, 1998
  • Fifth Circuit Opinions after Rhodes, Houston Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, 1997
  • Litigation with Public Employers, Part One: Plaintiff's Perspective, University of Houston Employment Law Seminar, 1996
  • Life after Light: Drafting Enforceable Competition Covenants and Trade Secret Agreements, A Strategic Approach to Drafting and Implementing Employee Policies, State Bar of Texas, 1995
  • Texas Wrongful Discharge Update, University of Houston Employment Law Seminar, 1995
  • Secret Taping of Supervisors by Employees; Personnel Law Update, Council on Education in Management, 1993

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chair - Anti-Defamation League (ADL)-Southwest Region, - 2015
  • ADL Regional Board of Directors - Southwest Region, 2011 - Present
  • ADL Advisory Board of Directors, 2010
  • ADL Co-Chair - Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award Luncheon, 2010 - 2011
  • ADL Co-Chair, Civil Rights Committee, 2011 - Present
  • ADL Co-Chair positions, Sub-Committee, 2009 - 2010
  • ADL Glass Leadership Institute Participant, 2008 - 2009
  • ADL Board of Directors, Jewish Children's Regional Service, 2001 - Present

People

Attorneys

Office Information

Address

3120 Southwest FreewaySuite 450Houston, TX 77098- 4511

Fax

  • 713-255-2270

Email

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Videos & Photos

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Lawyers at The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC nominated to a Super Lawyers® list

Honors

  • Rated "AV Preeminent" by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named one of "The Best Lawyers in America" by Best Lawyers: Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, 2011
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, 2010
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, 2009
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation, 2008
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation, 2005
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Employment Litigation, 2004
  • Named "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine: Labor and Employment Law, 2003
  • Named one of Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine: Labor and Employment Law, 2011
  • Named one of Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine: Labor and Employment Law, 2007
  • Named one of Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine: Employment Litigation, 2006
  • Named one of Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine: Labor and Employment Law, 2005
  • Life Fellow, Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Published

Articles

  • Employment Law Claims
    The Scharfman Law Firm handles employment law claims for cases ranging from age and gender discrimination, to workers' compensation retaliation.
  • Articles Drafted/Presented
    Attorney Ian Scharfman is a speaker, author and co-author.
  • Cited Cases
    Read about Ian Scharfman's selected cited cases.
  • Attorney Profile
    Ian Scharfman is the principal attorney in The Scharfman Law Firm, PLLC, a Houston, Texas law firm. Mr. Scharfman is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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Fax:
713-255-2270

3120 Southwest FreewaySuite 450Houston, TX 77098- 4511