Overview

Lauren Timmons is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Dallas office, where she advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment and labor matters. Ms. Timmons' experience includes representing employers in employment-related litigation and administrative matters brought by government agencies, as well as advising employers on employment-related issues, policies and procedures.

Ms. Timmons has defended employers in civil litigation, including single-plaintiff, collective and class actions, involving claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Texas Labor Code and various other state and federal employment laws.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted in securing summary judgment for employers in federal civil litigation involving claims under Title VII, the ADA and the FLSA
  • Assisted in obtaining decertification in a nationwide wage and hour class action lawsuit
  • Represented employers in investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Texas Workforce Commission and Wyoming Department of Workforce Services
  • Advised employers on a broad range of labor and employment matters, including the exempt status of employees under the FLSA and the implementation of various personnel policies and procedures
  • Conducted due diligence review of a target company's employment practices

Credentials

Education
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Alabama, B.A., magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships
  • Dallas Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Regional Chamber Young Professionals, LEAD YP Program Graduate, 2015
Honors & Awards
  • One to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America guide, Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation –  Labor and Employment, 2021, 2022
  • Rising Star, Texas Super Lawyers magazine, 2019-2021

Publications

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