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We Enforce the Law

We are trial lawyers who represent individuals damaged when others violate the law. We have focus on civil rights and whistleblower laws, especially in workforce.

Corporate Accountability

As private attorneys general we prosecute corporations and organizations who illegally discriminate against good employees, ignoring their proven merit, and using pretext to cover up the violation.

Civil Rights Defenders

We protect those who are unlawfully discriminated against by those who favor factors other than merit and ability and defend whistleblowers who are retaliated against for reporting or opposing safety violations or illegal activity.

Clients Priority
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Employment Civil Rights
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Retaliation
Whistleblower
  • Government Fraud
  • Safety Code Violations
  • Financial Fraud

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Call us at 214-717-6653 or fill out the form below to receive a free and confidential initial consultation.

Compassion & Ethics

Wisdom  —  Courage  —  Justice

The courtroom can be a frightening place with many pitfalls. This causes many people to fear or lose confidence in the justice system.

We believe that the courthouse, when operating properly, is an honorable place designed to do good things for people with just causes.

A court provides a remedy to those harmed by a violation of the law. Providing this remedy is the measure of a civilized society.

A jury, as a committee of persons from the community, acts as the conscience of the community to protect the community.

The law allows attorneys who defend civil rights to act as a private attorney general to pursue wrongs and protect the public from future violations.

Everyone deserves protection from violations of the law and to have a qualified person standing up for him or her in the courtroom.

Built from the ground up

Examples of our Cases

  • Sherrod v. United Way of Tarrant County, CA No. 4:17-cv-00758-O (N.D. Tex. 2019). (Verdict awarding lost wages and intangible damages for wrongful termination based on retaliation in violation of 42 U.S.C. § 1981).
  • Weston v. Financial Technology Solutions International, Inc., CA No. 3:15-cv-02440-N (N.D. Tex. 2017) (Verdict awarding damages for fraudulent inducement in employment).
  • Clark v. Everlight Americas, Inc., Case No. DC-15-05538 (95th Dist. Ct – Dallas, TX 2017) (Verdict awarding lost wages and intangible damages for wrongful termination based on age, sex, national origin, and retaliation in violation of the Texas Labor Code).
  • Nicholson v. Securitas Sec. Services USA, Inc., 830 F.3d 186 (5th Cir. 2016) (Reversal on appeal of a summary judgment in age discrimination case).
  • Videtich v. Transp. Workers Union of Am., 05-15-01449-CY, 2016 WL 7473903, (Tex. App.-Dallas Dec. 29, 2016, pet. denied) (Reversal on appeal of a summary judgment in a case involving a failure to pay disability benefits).
  • Kostic v. Texas A & M Univ. at Commerce, 11 F. Supp. 3d 699 (N.D. Tex. 2014) (Verdict awarding lost wages and intangible damages for wrongful termination of a college professor in retaliation for opposing discrimination).
  • In re McClendon, 765 F.3d 501 (5th Cir. 2014), cert. denied, 135 S. Ct. 1403, 191 L. Ed. 2d 361 (2015) (Verdict awarding damages for an employee defamed by his employer).
  • Royal v. CCC & R Tres Arboles, L.L.C., 736 F.3d 396 (5th Cir. 2013) (Reversal of a summary judgment in a wrongful termination in retaliation for reporting sexual harassment).
  • Arkoma Basin Exploration Co. v. FMF Associates 1990-A, Ltd., 249 S.W.3d 380 (Tex. 2008) (Verdict in an oil and gas fraud case),

If you’re not convinced that you’ve found the right place to handle your case just yet, we’ll let our clients do the talking. Go see for yourself what our clients have to say about the quality of services we provide.

One of a kind

Personalized attention

We consider ourselves to be not only your team but your friends. We represent people we not only like but love. By necessity we are very selective in taking on a case.

If we represent you, it means we believe in the merits of your case and the likelihood of a favorable outcome at trial.  We prepare for trial the moment we meet a client for the first time and do not stop until we have had every opportunity to reach a successful resolution.

Hundreds of cases

A history of recovery

Our firm has already recovered large verdicts  for our clients. While we don’t guarantee results, we do promise to work towards the best possible outcome for you.

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Testimonials

Lynn
I spoke with several attorneys before choosing Brian who was a great fit
Lynn
Delle
In my opinion, he is the BEST Employment Attorney in the DFW area.
Delle
John
“Brian’s candor, honesty and empathy came shining through and he always made time for me to answer all of my questions and offer his three decades-plus years of legal experience to a great conclusion for my family.”
John
Nenad
Brian knows the law, writes cogently, and understands judges and jurors. .
Nenad
Jessica
“His passion to bring justice to any unjust situation is refreshing.”
Jessica
Dudley
“He was absolutely frank with me as to what needed to be done, yet responsive to my fears of uncertainties and of losing the case.”
Dudley
Only the finest

Meet our Attorneys

There’s a reason that our reputation precedes us: our history in Texas and around the country has garnered us some of the top reviews in the employee rights advocacy. If you or someone you love has suffered the consequences of an employer’s violation of the law, we may be the law firm for you.

David Norris

Trial Lawyer
David Norris grew up near Greenville, Texas. He had a long career as a software engineer before choosing to become a lawyer.

Brian Sanford

Trial Lawyer
Brian Sanford grew up in Garland, Texas, and has practiced law in Dallas since 1986. He started out representing corporations in business litigation but soon began representing individuals damaged when others violate the law.

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