Courtney L. Stahl’s practice focuses on labor and employment matters.

Practice & Background

Ms. Stahl’s practice focuses on labor and employment litigation and strategic advice.  Ms. Stahl’s litigation experience includes representing employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state laws, including claims filed under Title VII, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Texas Labor Code.  In addition, Ms. Stahl has counseled employers on a range of strategic legal issues, including corporate transactions, OSHA compliance, executive employment contracts and separations, and restrictive covenants.    

Ms. Stahl received her J.D. cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif.  While in law school, she served as the executive editor of the San Diego Law Review and as a judicial extern for The Honorable Terry B. O’Rourke of the California Court of Appeal.

Ms. Stahl is a member of the Houston Young Lawyers Association and the Houston Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section.

Representative Matters

Ms. Stahl’s experience includes:

  • Representation of clients in administrative proceedings and lawsuits alleging claims for sex, race, age, and disability discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation
  • Defense of supplier in the oil and gas industry in collective action alleging misclassification under the FLSA
  • Representation of clients in federal and state occupational safety and health regulatory proceedings

Speaking Engagements

  • “Baby Bump Blunders! Avoiding Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace,” 18th Annual Employment Law Update Conference, The Woodlands Bar Association and The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, November 2014.