Overtime & Trial Attorney
Phone (713) 223-8855 x 2002

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Trang Tran is a trial lawyer that constantly works on honing his skills and improving his craft. Trang has been practicing labor and employment law for over 20 years.  Mr. Tran’s practice involves all aspects of employment litigation and counseling. He has arbitrated, litigated in federal and state courts, with a focus on prosecuting claims for overtime pay and unpaid wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act and numerous state statute. He also has significant experience prosecuting wage and hour class actions.  Mr. Tran regularly speaks at lawyers conference and continuing education courses on various aspects of employment law and overtime lawsuits.

EDUCATION

  • Houston College of Law, 1995
  • Houston Baptist University 1992
  • Graduate of Jerry Spence Trial Lawyers College – Class of 2010

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITES

  • Board Member-Labor & Employment Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Board Member -Texas Employment Lawyers Association
  • Board Member and former President of the Houston Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law section
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Former President- Asian American Bar Association
  • Former Chair- Mayor’s Affirmative Advisory Committee
  • Former Chair- Midtown Management District

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas Bar
  • S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • S. Supreme Court

SELECTED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

  • “FLSA Issues” 29th Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute
  • “FLSA Update” 2018 Texas Employment Lawyers Association
  • “Preparing Plaintiff for FLSA Deposition.” 2017 National Employment Lawyers Association Convention, San Antonio, Texas.
  • “Best Practices for ESI Discovery” 2017 National Employment Lawyers Association Convention, Los Angeles
  • “FLSA Update” 2016 Texas Employment Lawyers Association-
  • “Common FLSA Mistakes” State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2016;
  • “ESI On the Offense” National Employment Lawyers Association Convention 2016;
  • “Proving Up FLSA Damages”  National Employment Lawyers Association Convention 2015;
  • “Cross Examination of a Hostile Witness” Texas Bar CLE – 23rd Annual Advanced Employment Law Course, January 22-23, 2015. Dallas, TX;
  • “FLSA Update” September 14-15, 2012. Labor and Employment Law Institute- San Antonio, Texas.
  • “Summary Judgment” Nuts and Bolts of Employment Law Texas Bar CLE– 16rd Annual Advanced Employment Law Course, January 2008, Houston, TX.