Vicki Wilmarth, Business and Employment Law Attorney
About the Practice
Vicki Wilmarth is an Amarillo employment lawyer and business transactions lawyer with more than 25 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.
Employment Policy Manuals
Creation of LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships
Covenants Not to Compete
Independent Contractor Agreements
Hiring, Compensation and Firing Advice
Protection of Proprietary and Confidential Company Information
Overtime Compliance Assistance
Assist Companies with Discrimination and Harassment Investigations
Respond to Audits and Investigations by the EEOC, the Labor Department and the Texas Workforce Commission
Latest Legal Tips for Employers from Vicki's Blog
If you as an employer allow racist or nationalistic statements like "Go back to where you came from" to ever be expressed at your business to one of your employees, you can expect a racial or national origin discrimination lawsuit to quickly follow. Find out more about your management obligations to prevent this kind of harassment .
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 partner, Chris Wright, practices in the areas of
ESTATE PLANNING, PROBATE, ELDER LAW AND REAL ESTATE.
Her other partner, Wade Byrd, practices in the areas of CIVIL LITIGATION, PERSONAL INJURY AND FAMILY LAW.
The Department of Labor issued the final rule today on the minimum salary that an employer must pay an exempt employee to avoid overtime liability. It goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Here's what you need to know.