^1EEE700EEC0B12FFCB08D7410EFB0B8C3F9D89736D5949C2C0^pimgpsh_fullsize_distrLabor and Employment lawyer, Stephen Cochell represents clients in an array of industries, including retail, transportation, real estate, construction and manufacturing, provides clients with strategic advice and planning on labor and employment issue. After obtaining a Master of Law degree in Labor Law from Georgetown University Law Center, labor and employment lawyer, Stephen Cochell served as lead counsel in a host of age, sex, race, religion whistle blower and ethnic origin cases as well as wage and hour, ERISA, FMLA, ADA, and non-compete cases.

Stephen Cochell’s trial experience as a Labor and Employment Lawyer includes:

  • Issuance of Temporary Restraining Order and Temporary Injunctions on numerous occasions followed by settlement or summary judgment.
  • Trial defense verdict in race retaliation case in Houston, Texas.
  • Dismissal of an ERISA Plan on allegations of civil racketeering under the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) statute.
  • During his career, Mr. Cochell has obtained numerous summary judgments and defense verdicts for and on behalf of employers in matters alleging various types of discrimination and retaliation in Texas, Florida, California, New York, Tennessee, Utah and Michigan.

Some of Stephen Cochell’s reported decisions as a labor and employment lawyer include:

  • Acain v. International Plant Services, LLC, 499 S.W.3d 655 (Tex. App. [1st Dist.] 2014).
  • Clover Staffing, Inc. v. Johnson Controls International, Inc., 465 F. Supp. 2d 670 (S.D. Texas 2006).
  • Newman v. Federal Express Corporation, 266 F.3d 401(6th Cir. 2001)
  • Mellon v. Federal Express Corporation, 239 F.3d 954(8th Cir. 2001)