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Halevy, Amy Karff
Amy Karff Halevy
P: +1.713.221.1329
F: +1.713.222.3212

Monica Rodriguez


Amy Halevy counsels and represents employers in all areas of employment law. She guides her business clients in the preparation and application of employment policies and procedures. Amy also provides valued advice in assisting with complex and high level company investigations when there are concerns of employee misconduct or in other areas related to the employment relationship. She has successfully represented employers for more than 25 years in matters related to discrimination, harassment, and other employment-related claims.

Amy has experience and in defending employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Texas Workforce Commission, Human Rights Division against allegations of race, sex, national origin, age, and disability discrimination and harassment. She has also defended claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Amy has been successful in numerous cases over the years in defeating claims at the summary judgment stage in state and federal court.

While Amy is experienced in representing employers in the adversarial process, she also recognizes the value of attempting to resolve claims in mediation or through other informal settlement negotiations. Amy's years of experience in this area make her extraordinarily qualified to guide employers through this process and achieve a positive outcome for her clients.


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 1987
B.A., with honors, Wesleyan University, 1984

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas


Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization


State Bar of Texas, Former Director for District Four, Place Two
State Bar of Texas, Labor and Employment Law Section
Houston Bar Association


Chambers & Partners, Chambers USA, Labor & Employment, 2004-2016
Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers, Employment Law, 2007-2017; Litigation - Labor & Employment, 2013-2017; Texas' Women Best Lawyers, 2013
Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008-2010
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2016
Thomson Reuters, Top 50 Women Texas Super Lawyers, 2008-2010
Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Rating