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.
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
The United State Supreme Court today outlawed LGBT discrimination in employment based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In a 6-3 decision written by Trump appointee Justice Neil Gorsuch, the Court said plainly, “An employer who fires an individual merely for being gay or transgender defies the law”.
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.
Late last week, the Small Business Administration posted interim rules and the application for employers to complete when seeking forgiveness of their Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan. This guidance, which for many businesses comes almost at the end of the 8-week covered period for spending PPP funds, provides employers with many of the answers we have been waiting for since the CARES Act was passed in March.