Charles H. Peckham

Education and Admissions

Bachelor Journalism (Public Relations) – 1988 – University of Texas

Juris Doctor – 1991 – South Texas College of Law

Admitted to Texas Bar – 1992

Admitted to Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit at New Orleans – 2000

Admitted to Southern District of Texas – 1993

Admitted to Eastern District of Texas – 1996

Admitted to Northern District of Texas – 2004

Admitted to Western District of Texas – 2008

Admitted to District of North Dakota – 2014

Professional Experience

Fleming and Peckham, P.C. – 1992 to 1994
Partner

Mabry & Gibson, L.P. – 1994 to 1996
Associate

Lundy & Davis, L.L.P. – 1996 to 2006
Equity Partner

Wheat, Oppermann & Meeks, P.C. – 2006 to 2008

Peckham Martin, PLLC – 2008 to Present
Partner

Employment Law and Mediation Certifications and Activities

Pattern Jury Charge Committee for the State Bar of Texas – Business, Consumer Insurance and Employment, Terms July 2014 – June 2017, July 2017 – June 2020.

Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1999

40-Hour Mediation Training, AA White Dispute Resolution Center, University of Houston Law Center, Blakely Advocacy Institute

Member of Both Employee and Management Associations:

  • National Employment Lawyers’ Association
  • Houston Chapter – National Employment Lawyers’ Association
  • SHRM – Society for Human Resource Management

‘AV’ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Voted as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers for the People by H Texas Magazine, February 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

Voted as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers by H Texas Magazine, June 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (Employment Law)

Employment-Related Seminars and Papers Include

Hot Topics in Employment Law: Non-Competition, Anti-SLAPP, Trade Secrets” for Houston Bar Association, Nov. 2018

“Overview of Title VII”, “EEOC Guidance on Sexual Harassment” “Employee Privacy” and “ADA and Psychiatric Disabilities” at Law for Counselors, Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals, July, 1999. Co-Author Seminar Paper.

“Overview of Title VII”, “EEOC Guidance on Sexual Harassment” “Employee Privacy” and “ADA and Psychiatric Disabilities” at Law for Counselors, Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals, July, 2000. Co-Author Seminar Paper.

“Managing Return-to-Work, Modified or Light Duty and Reassignment Issues” at COEM Conference.

“Family and Medical Leave Act” at COEM Conference.

“Issues in Employment Law” at Houston Association of Legal Professionals.

“How to Pick Apart the Human Resources Expert”, National Employment Lawyers’ Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, Pa. Author Seminar Paper.

“Workers’ Rights in Texas” for Houston Bar Association.

Various Corporate Client Presentations on Employment Law Topics

Prior Pro Hac Vice Admissions

State of Arkansas, Union County

State of Arkansas, Arkansas Supreme Court

State of California, Los Angeles Superior Court

State of Florida, Escambia County

State of Florida, Polk County

State of Illinois, Cook County

State of Louisiana, Calcasieu Parish

State of Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish

State of Mississippi, Hinds County

State of Nevada, Washoe County

United States District Court for Eastern District of Arkansas

United States District Court for Central District of California

United States District Court for Middle District of Florida

United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois

United States District Court for Eastern District of Louisiana

United States District Court for Western District of Louisiana

United States District Court for Western District of Mississippi

United States District Court for District of New Mexico

United States District Court for Southern District of Ohio

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee

Representation of Employers & Management Includes

Discrimination and Harassment Litigation
First Chair Trials to Verdict – State and Federal Court
Retaliation Litigation
Non-Competition Litigation
Trade Secret Litigation
Employee Agreements
Severance Agreements
Client Counseling
Mediation
General Business Litigation
Injury Defense Litigation
Executive Compensation Agreements
Trial and Dispositive Motion Practice

Representation of Employees and Individuals Includes

Discrimination and Harassment Litigation
First Chair Trials to Verdict – State and Federal Court
EEOC-Led Litigation
Retaliation Litigation
Non-Competition Litigation
Trade Secret Litigation
Employee Agreements
Severance Agreements
Mediation
General Business Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation
Arbitration
Executive Compensation Agreements
Trial and Dispositive Motion Practice

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