Emily Frost, Of Counsel

Attorney at Law

Emily FrostA fifth-generation Texas lawyer, Emily Frost is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Labor & Employment Law. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Texas, the United States District Court for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the District of Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Emily represents employers before the EEOC and Texas Workforce Commission and in state and federal court, handling wage and hour disputes, discrimination, breach-of-contract, and sexual harassment claims. She also represents employers in suits for breach of fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets, and enforcement of non-compete covenants.

Emily is experienced in state and federal court appeals, preparing petitions for writ of mandamus, the appeal of temporary injunctions, and obtaining emergency relief. She assists fellow trial attorneys in drafting motions for summary judgment, jury charges, and post-verdict motions. Emily also has prepared petitions for writ of certiori to the United States Supreme Court.

Emily represents plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil litigation matters, including personal injury, business litigation, and employment litigation. She handles litigation matters from first demand through the entire trial and appeal. Emily is also a certified mediator.

 

Education:

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. 2002
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. 1997 (with honors; Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Briefing Attorney: Fourth Court of Appeals, the Honorable Karen Angelini (2003–04)

Activities:

  • State Bar of Texas, Appellate, Litigation, and Employment Sections
  • Austin Bar Association, Appellate, Litigation, and Employment Sections (Judicial Affairs Committee member, 2004–present)
  • Austin Young Chamber of Commerce
  • Austin Human Resource Management Association (AHRMA) (Legal and Legislative Committee member, 2012–present)

Presentations:

  • Noncompetes, Nondisclosure Agreements, and Trade Secrets, Austin Human Resource Management Association (AHRMA), November 2012
  • Sexual Stereotyping, Austin Human Resource Management Association (AHRMA), November 2012
  • Render unto Judge Calvert . . . Correct Appellate Court Judgments, Texas Association of Appellate Court Attorneys (TAACA), June 2011
  • Rules on Military Leave under USERRA and FMLA: The Story of Sammy Soldier and His Wife, Wanda, Texas Electric Cooperatives Human Resources/Benefits Conference, May 2008
  • Asserting and Defending Privilege: A New Era, McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP Appellate Practice Group, April 2007
  • The Sea of Expert Testimony—Staying Afloat, McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, LLP Appellate Practice Group, February 2006