Monica A. Fitzgerald

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Offices Houston
Phone 713.588.7022
Fax 713.588.7082

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Monica is a partner in the Vorys Houston office and member of the labor and employment group.  Monica provides guidance and serves as trial counsel to employers in labor and employment matters including termination, discrimination, discipline, retaliation, medical leave, disability, harassment, wrongful discharge, unsafe workplace, non-competition covenants, reductions in force, and wage and hour issues.  She also has significant experience in internal corporate investigations. Monica also has considerable experience in general commercial litigation, including breach of contract, non-compete, indemnity and construction litigation. Additionally, Monica has significant experience advising oil and gas companies on labor and employment matters, including litigation before both state and federal courts.

Recognized by Chambers as a Leading Lawyer in employment law, Monica has more than 25 years of experience as a labor and employment litigator and has had lead responsibility for many cases that were defeated by summary judgment, trial and appeal.  Monica has also authored articles and lectured on numerous topics including minimizing sexual harassment liability and employment torts which include defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy, fraud, negligent supervision, negligent referral and negligent hiring.

Monica received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.  She received her B.A. cum laude from the University of Houston.

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