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.
Even though the idea has been in the news recently, at the current time there is no absolute liability immunity for Texas employers from COVID-19-related claims made by employees who are exposed to the virus in your workplace or otherwise harmed during the pandemic. You can be sued for many different legal failures as an employer during this crisis, so you should know what the law expects of you right now.