- International Practice
- Securities Regulation
- Climate Change
- Financial Institutions
- Labor and Employment
- Strategic Communications
- Corporate and Securities
- Financial Restructuring
- Educational Institutions
- Private Funds
- Intellectual Property
- Public Finance
- White Collar Defense
- Environmental Strategies
- Internal Investigations
- Real Estate and Projects
Jessica Lee Freedson
Jessica Freedson’s practice involves the representation of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to small, family-owned businesses in state and federal court at both trial and appellate levels, as well as in mediation, arbitration, and before state and federal administrative authorities. She advises and provides counsel on employee hiring, discipline, termination, internal investigations, and e-discovery issues. Jessica also prepares and reviews employee handbooks and policies.
Jessica also has a background representing employers in labor and employment litigation cases including matters arising under Title VII, ADEA, ADA, OSHA, ERISA, and similar state statutes, as well as under common law theories of liability affecting the employer-employee relationship.
Prior to entering private practice, Jessica served as a law clerk to Judge Martha Hill Jamison, formerly of the 164th Harris County Civil District Court.
Publications and Speeches
"Navigating the Federal Rulemaking Process: The New Proposed OFCCP Disability Regulation," Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter, Winter 2013.
"Attorney Angel: Flies to Save Lives," Houston Lawyer Magazine, November/December 2007.
"Civil Discovery in Texas Port HB4: 'Strategic Points to Consider'," Houston Bar Association CLE Seminar Series, Houston, Texas, March 2004.
J.D., The UCLA School of Law, 2002
M.A., The University of Chicago, 1998
B.A., with high honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 1996
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Houston Bar Association – Labor & Employment section
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, Past Trustee and Chair of the Board of Trustees
Houston Young Lawyers Association, Law Day Committee Co-Chair
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2009-2012