G. Scott Fiddler

G. Scott Fiddler

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Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
281-653-8377
Fax:
713-228-0078
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With over 25 years of experience practicing law, attorney G. Scott Fiddler is board certified in labor and employment law and civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, which makes him currently one of approximately 25 attorneys in Texas board certified in both these specialties. His firm, Fiddler & Associates, P.C., is located in Houston.

With an impressive resume of wins in jury trials and published cases, Mr. Fiddler has also been recognized as a leader in his field by other lawyers, having served as the chair of the Houston Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section and president of the National Employment Lawyers Association, Houston Chapter. Mr. Fiddler has also been featured in Forbes magazine and Newsweek in their attorney profile sections.

Mr. Fiddler received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Wage & Hour Law (Overtime)
  • Discrimination
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Labor & Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Labor & Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1998
  • Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1991
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1998

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1989
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacodoches, Texas
    • B.A. cum laude - 1986
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Creating Healthy and Respectful Work Environments; Panelist, The Texas Diversity Council 14th Annual Diversity & Leadership Conference, April 2018
  • Two Case Studies: Anatomy of an Employment Case from Intake to Judgment; Guest Lecturer, Thurgood Marshall School of Law Employment Law Class, February 2018
  • Protected Conduct and Social Media and Anatomy of a Retaliation Case: Price v. Federal Express Corporation; Guest Lecturer, Thurgood Marshall School of Law Employment Law Class, June 2016
  • Anatomy of Back to the Future in Workplace Regulation: Protected Conduct and Social Media; Judicial Conference of the Fifth Circuit, May 2016
  • When Every Day Counts - Best Practices Regarding Injunctive Relief; Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Houston Bar Association, November 2013
  • Retaliation Law Update, Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Houston Bar, December, 2011
  • Keys to Representing Clients in Wrongful Termination Suits - Employee, Houston Bar Association 2009 Employment Institute, October 2009
  • When An Arbitration Agreement Goes Too Far, Alternative Resolutions, Newsletter of the State Bar of Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, November, 2005
  • Covenants Not to Compete Case Law Update, Harris County Judicial Conference, August 2005
  • Privacy in the Workplace, University of Houston Law Foundation Employment Law Seminar, February 2001
  • Liability of Employment Agencies, University of Houston Law Foundation Employment Law Seminar, February 2000
  • Alternate Staffing Relations in Employment Law, Stromar Educational Services, Inc., Employment Law Seminar, June 1999
  • Liability of Employment Agencies: Temporary, Permanent, Leasing, University of Houston Law Foundation Employment Law Seminar, February 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation, 2008 - 2018
  • H Texas Magazine, Houston's Top Lawyers, 2008 - 2017
  • Texas Monthly, Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2017
  • Houstonia, Top Lawyer, 2016
  • H Texas Magazine, Houston’s Top Professional, 2010 - 2014
  • Texas Monthly, Super Lawyer, Top 100 Attorneys in Houston, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Labor & Employment Law Exam Commission, 2017 - 2019
  • Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists, Board of Directors, 2013 - 2018
  • Houston Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section, Chair, 2011 - 2012
  • National Employment Lawyers Association - Houston Chapter, President, 2011
  • Houston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Chair-Elect, 2010 - 2011
  • Houston Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Council Member, 2008 - 2010

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of G. Scott Fiddler, Attorney, 1990 - 2002