James P. McInerny

Of Counsel

Jim has over 30 years’ experience representing large and small employers in employment matters in state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies.  His focus is on defending employers from claims of discrimination and wrongful termination. He is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Jim advises clients on all aspects of employment law, including hiring and termination decisions, immigration issues, claims brought by the EEOC, OSHA, and state administrative agencies, wage and hour matters, employee handbooks, and non-compete agreements.  He represents insurance carriers in workers’ compensation claims and employers who are non-subscribers to workers’ compensation in Texas.  In addition, Jim handles a variety of personal injury and commercial cases involving claims of negligence, premises liability and breach of contract.

Telephone: 713.951.4231
Fax: 713.951.4131
1980 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 1800
Houston, Texas 77056

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    University of Texas, J.D. 1987
    Middlebury College, M.A. 1984
    University of Texas, B.A. 1979
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

"The best way to represent clients is to listen to them and respect their ideas."

Running and the Great Outdoors

Jim enjoys running, travel and camping. He is a lifelong Boston Red Sox fan.