EMPLOYMENT LAW ATTORNEY
Allen Vaught has been a licensed attorney in Texas for over 24 years and is admitted to practice in over 15 federal district courts. He has significant state and federal employment law experience, including jury and bench trials and arbitrations. He grew up on a cattle ranch near Fort Worth, Texas and worked in the oilfield before becoming an attorney. He also served in combat operations with the U.S. Army in Iraq. Based on his life experiences, Allen knows first-hand that working Americans need someone in their corner advocating for their rights.
Allen primarily represents employees who are not paid all wages owed by their employers or who are treated unlawfully by their employers. His areas of practice include:
Unpaid wages, including Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"):
Unpaid last paycheck.
Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA").
Whistleblower and wrongful termination protection under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act ("STAA") for truck drivers who refuse to drive more than their maximum daily or weekly hours or refuse to operate unsafe vehicles or equipment.
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act ("USERRA") (A law that protects the civilian employment and reemployment rights of individuals who join or serve in the U.S. Military, including Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard).
Other employment law and general litigation matters.
An AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell means that organization has determined that the attorney has reached the highest of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. For more than 130 years, Martindale-Hubbell has been evaluating attorneys for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards through a Peer Review Rating system.