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Overview

Jennifer is a Labor & Employment attorney guiding employers through risk mitigation and resolution of complex disputes.

As a former NCAA Track and Field athlete, Jennifer Hinds learned the importance of hard work, dedication and teamwork. In her law practice, Jennifer applies these same skills in representing employers in a wide range of complex labor and employment-related matters, including in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Clients rely on Jennifer for her valuable legal counsel as they face sensitive workplace matters. Jennifer has experience representing banks, governmental agencies, international manufactures and Fortune 500 companies in dispute resolution as they face a changing landscape of local, state and federal regulations. As part of the firm’s Labor & Employment team, Jennifer helps employers reduce risk through training and policy, and structure compliance plans for meeting workplace regulations. Jennifer’s counsel includes matters of:

  • Leave and accommodation
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Employment and compensation agreements
  • Discrimination, harassment and safety
  • Wage and hour
  • Hiring, discipline and discharge

Jennifer offers guidance on compliance and investigation regarding Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), among other laws and regulations. She works closely with clients to understand how business goals align with practical legal strategies.


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Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
    • Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, Editor
    • Dean’s List
  • B.A., Santa Clara University
    • magna cum laude
    • University Honors Program
    • English

Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL)


*Jennifer works remotely in California. For a virtual or in-person meeting, please contact Jennifer via e-mail or phone. For mail or other deliveries, please use the Austin office address (not licensed in Texas, mailing address only).
Outside the Office

Jennifer is a former collegiate athlete who ran the 400- and 800-meter dash. She enjoys running to stay physically fit.

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