Talley R. Parker is an Associate in the Dallas, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Parker counsels employers on every aspect of the employment relationship, including policies and handbooks, investigations, discipline and termination decisions, medical leaves of absence, and workplace safety concerns. Mr. Parker offers guidance regarding non-discrimination laws and addresses claims of discrimination based upon race, age, gender, disability, national origin, religion and other protected characteristics. Mr. Parker also serves as a resource for clients involved with claims of sexual or other discriminatory harassment and provides practical guidance to address and resolve such claims.
Mr. Parker also assists employers in drafting and promulgating restrictive covenants designed to avoid unfair competition, such as non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements. He litigates claims on behalf of employers against former employees (and often their new employers) for breaches of these agreements and also for related claims such as theft of trade secrets, breach of the duty of loyalty, and unfair competition. Mr. Parker also advises departing employees (and their new employers) regarding contractual and other legal rights and obligations, and defends challenges to their new employment.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Talley R. Parker