Vicki Wilmarth, Business and Employment Law Attorney
About the Practice
Vicki Wilmarth is an Amarillo employment lawyer and business transactions lawyer with more than 30 years' experience in helping businesses. She can advise you on avoiding the legal landmines threatening a company in the discrimination, overtime, unemployment, workers’ compensation, and retaliation laws. She drafts employee handbooks, covenants not to compete and contracts with key employees. She creates business entities such as corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. Vicki also provides informative and entertaining training to managers and supervisors all over Texas.
Covenants Not to Compete
Independent Contractor Agreements
Hiring, Compensation and Firing Advice
Protection of Proprietary and Confidential Company Information
Overtime Compliance Assistance
Perform Discrimination and Harassment Investigations
Respond to Audits and Investigations by the EEOC, Department of Labor and Texas Workforce Commission
Creation of LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships
Latest Legal Tips for Employers from Vicki's Blog
Age discrimination cases are difficult for employers to win because the elderly make very sympathetic plaintiffs and the judges and jurors themselves are often older. But a recent Fifth Circuit case out of Lubbock gives a blueprint to managers of how to dispassionately and carefully handle the termination of a poor-performing older employee.
Areas of Practice
Vicki Wilmarth devotes her practice to the representation of businesses (for profit and nonprofit) in the area of EMPLOYMENT LAW and BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS.
Her law partner, Chris Wright, practices in the areas of
ESTATE PLANNING, PROBATE, ELDER LAW AND REAL ESTATE.
Her law partner, Wade Byrd, practices in the areas of CIVIL LITIGATION, PERSONAL INJURY AND FAMILY LAW.
Texas has passed new sexual harassment legislation that affects every Texas employer, no matter how small. This law will be interpreted to prevent harassment on the basis of sex, which includes sexual orientation and gender identity.