Kunal Shah Of Counsel

     

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Kunal Shah focuses his practice on labor and employment litigation and counseling. Kunal defends employers from the demand letter stage through the administrative charge process, and eventually, litigation. Kunal also strives to provide clients with day-to-day employment counseling, training and advice as a means of claims prevention. 

Areas of Focus

Employment
Kunal has extensive experience handling discrimination claims brought under Title VII, FMLA, ADA, ADEA and state employment statutes, along with tort and contract claims related to various employment and independent contractor agreements. He also represents employers in connection with FLSA and state wage claims brought as single-plaintiff and collective or class actions. Kunal routinely advises clients on day-to-day employment issues such as, hiring, terminations, RIFs, complaint investigations, restrictive covenants, trade secret protection and employee classifications. He also conducts audits of employer policies to ensure compliance with state and federal laws, and performs training seminars for management and rank and file employees targeted at claims prevention.

Representative Matters

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a school district on a Texas Whistleblower Act claim in Dallas County. 

Defeated class certification of an anticipated class of 1,600 home health attendants on behalf of a large health care client in New York County. 

Obtained dismissal of FLSA and Title VII claims in the Northern District of Texas on behalf of the Texas chapter of a national nonprofit organization.