Membership Directory - Individual

Brinson Jamila

Partner at Jackson Walker LLP
Member Since: 2024


streetAddress: 1401 McKinney, Suite 1900
cityName: Houston
province: Texas
zipCode: 77584
Phone: Available to Members
Mobile Phone: Available to Members
Race: African American/Black
Languages (Fluent): English
Primary Areas of Practice: Employment Litigation, Investigator, Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreements, Employment Contracts
Description of Member's Practice: Jamila understands that employees are her clients’ most valuable resource and she partners with clients to proactively shape their workplaces. Whether she is providing advice and counsel on urgent employment issues or day-to-day workplace concerns, guidance on the implementation of new laws or regulations in the work environment or their rights and potential claims under applicable employment laws, Jamila ensures she first understands the needs of her clients and works cooperatively with them to satisfy those needs timely. She represents employers and management in several industries, including financial services, media, private equity, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, and non-profit, on complex issues that arise during the employment lifecycle from hiring to termination. This includes drafting and revising employment agreements and employee handbooks and policies, advising on employee leave and wage and hour concerns, particularly FLSA compliance, defending discrimination, retaliation and harassment (ADA, ADAAA, ADEA, PDA, OWBPA, Title VII, TCHRA, Equal Pay Act) claims; employee privacy, employment-related torts, obtaining injunctive relief to enforce or defend against covenants not to compete and/or trade secret claims, and COVID-19 related issues. Jamila also conducts efficient and effective employment due diligence reviews for the sale or merger of a company. Further, she provides diversity and inclusion counseling to help companies and management conduct culture assessments and devise and implement individualized diversity and inclusion strategies, programming and/or training.
Member Type: Outside Counsel
Firm/Company Size: 50-100+
Firm/Company Office Locations: Texas
Firm/Company Website:
Bar Admissions (up to 10): Texas
Former Member of the Bench: No
Percent of Members Time Spent on Employment Law Matters: 75 - 100
Percent of Member's Practice Spent on Plaintiff's Employment Matters: 1 - 25