K&G represents management side of employment clients. The firm handles all facets of employment law including non-litigation matters, administrative matters and litigation. Whether you are in need of employment manuals, employment policies or advice on employment matters prior to taking personnel actions, K&G represents both small and large employers. The firm’s experience ranges from day-to-day personnel advice to large scale layoffs including plant closures.
K&G and the practitioners involved in the firm have extensive experience in representing management before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Payday Division and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Division of the Texas Workforce Commission. The National Labor Relations Board, OSHA, the Department of Labor and various state and local agencies.
In traditional Labor Law, K&G represents and advises in all aspects of labor relations including union management interaction, collection, bargaining negotiations, unfair labor practice proceedings, arbitration and mediation.
K&G represents clients in all types of labor-related litigation in federal and state courts, including matters involving civil rights, anti-discrimination statutes, and federal statutes such as ERISA, FMLA, and FLSA.
K&G represents individuals, companies and governmental entities in constitutional law matters including representation in state and federal court. K&G has extensive experience in the defense of claims brought against governmental units and their employees. K&G is fully prepared to enforce all notice statutes for the benefit of its clients. The expertise of the firm goes from trial practice in state and federal district courts in Texas and in other states as well as practicing before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court in these matters.
K&G represents a significant number of counties, cities, and special districts. The firm has a long and storied history in representing governmental entities from day to day working procedures, bond elections, contracts, negotiations, bidding processes, annexation of property, disposition of government property, as well as employment and compliance with state and federal regulations in voting, building compliance with ADA and OSHA, grants and other financial compliances.
Hospitals & Hospital Districts:
K&G represents hospitals and hospital districts in the day-to-day administration of health care and health care professionals in Texas. Practice includes representation of privately owned hospitals in their compliance with State and Federal Regulations. K&G additionally represents hospitals in contract negotiations, leasing documents for equipment and material, and day-to-day employment matters including those listed above. Also, K&G aids its clients in the search for and verification of qualification of health care professionals for job vacancies and openings.
The firm represents hospital districts in all facets of operations for a governmental hospital district including taxation, day-to-day management, consultation and advice as to open meetings and open records, negotiation of contracts, leases, and other business related matters. KG&E emphasizes its experience in taxation, tax rate and compliance with tax laws as set up by state and local authorities.
K&G prides itself as being a firm with years of experience in litigation and litigation related matters such as mediation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. In the representation of business, small and large, and governmental entities, small and large, the firm has concentrated its defense in all types of litigation.
Members of this firm are licensed in Texas State Courts, including the Western, Northern, Eastern and Southern Federal District Courts of Texas. Members of K&G have been granted permission to practice in other Federal District Courts as the needs of their clients’ necessitate. Our members are also licensed in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court, having represented clients in both forums.