Practice Areas

EMPLOYMENT

N. Lucy Chukwurah Law Group provides representation in federal and state courts, to plaintiffs and defendants, in a broad range of matters concerning the employment relationship. The Firm has demonstrable experience with employment matters under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA), the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Texas Whistleblower Act and various other federal and state statutes. We understand the burdens these laws impose upon employers and employees and the defenses and remedies available to both. Comprehension of the nature of the employment relationship is critical for effective representation and mastery of how this relationship is created, modified, and terminated allows the Firm to provide unrivaled representation to its clients.


Employment Litigation


· Discrimination, Harassment, Hostile Work Environment, Retaliation

· Covenants Not to Compete

· Mediation and Arbitration

· Risk Mitigation and Compliance


Employer-Employee Relations

  

· Trade Secrets

· Covenants Not to Compete

· Contracts

· Compensation

· Independent Contractors

· Fiduciary Matters

· Administrative/HR and Legal Compliance

· Regulation of Employment and Working Conditions

· Disclosures to Prospective Employers

· Unemployment Insurance

· Employment-at-Will Matters

· Hiring and On-Boarding

· Modification of Terms of Employment

· Termination and Reductions in Force

· Employment Handbook, Policies and Procedures


N. Lucy Chukwurah Law Group in Houston


COMMERCIAL & BUSINESS

The Firm offers representation in the broad areas of business, commerce and consumer transactions. Customized representation for the business needs of our clients is a hallmark of the Firm. From the most routine business transactions to drafting complex agreements or litigation, our practice tailors its services to each unique business’s needs. Similarly, for individual clients, critical case reviews are undertaken with each engagement to properly assess and determine a legal strategy that will resolve the matter at hand.


  • Litigation and Transactions
  • Contracts and Sales
  • Consumer Protection
  • Debt Collection
  • Deceptive Trade Practices and Warranties
  • Entity Formation/Registration

ENTERTAINMENT

The Firm provides legal services to those engaged in the entertainment industry --including music, film, and television.


  • Representation
  • Contract Review and Negotiations
  • Branding
  • Management

FAMILY

Peace of mind and empathy in familial disputes and obligations is important to our approach with the Firm’s family practice. As this is an area of law that can be fraught with emotion, the Firm strikes a keen balance between objectivity and client goals. We recognize and value the importance of familial relationships and have been successful in aiding our clients to the next phase in their lives with their families.

  • Divorce/Dissolution
  • Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Property Settlements
  • Modifications
  • Parentage
  • Marital Agreements
  • Mediation & Arbitration

PERSONAL INJURY & PREMISES LIABILITY

Wrongful injury resulting from the actions of others or the conditions of a place can have long term consequences. The Firm’s personal injury practice works quickly to restore our client to the best possible position after such injuries. 


  • General Negligence Liability
  • Vehicles
  • Death Action
  • Premises/Owners and Occupiers of Land
  • Product Liability
  • Goods and Services
  • Intentional Torts
  • Insurance

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS

The Firm has represented clients before a wide range of federal and state administrative agencies. The Firm also engages in various types of investigations and negotiations of disputes which may ultimately involve litigation. Familiarity with agency functions rules, and powers is of critical importance in the preservation and enforcement of client rights.