RAQUEL G. PEREZ

RAQUEL G. PEREZ

For more than 25 years, Raquel G. Perez has practiced labor and employment law and personal injury law. She litigates and defends cases in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings, and regularly appears before federal and state administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the United States Department of Labor.

Ms. Perez counsels and represents management in a range of employment and personal injury matters, including, but not limited to:

• Personal Injury Defense

• Equal Employment Opportunity
• Wage and Hour Compliance
• Workplace Investigations
• Non-Competition Agreements
• Employee Handbooks and Personnel Policies
Ms. Perez’s extensive litigation experience includes jury trials, arbitrations, and summary judgement proceedings involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family & Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, negligence claims, breach of contract actions, and other complex issues pertaining to the workplace.

As an additional service to her employer clients, she offers on-site labor and employment seminars and human resources training sessions. Furthermore, she counsels and represents management on a wide range of employment matters such as harassment investigations, wage and hour compliance, personnel policies, employee handbooks, medical leaves of absence, and alternative dispute resolution programs, among other subjects.

A gifted public speaker who is fluent in Spanish, Ms. Perez frequently receives invitations to share her knowledge on employment law at human resources management conferences throughout Texas.

RECENT PRESENTATIONS:

• Changes in Texas Sexual Harassment Law and Tips for Responding to Complaints (16th Annual Employment Law Conference, San Antonio Human Resources Management Association, August 10, 2022)

• Practical Tips and Strategies for Managing Family and Medical Leave (15th Annual Employment Law Conference, San Antonio Human Resources Management Association, August 18, 2021)

• Employee Handbook Updates & Must-haves (16th Annual Employment Law Webinar, San Antonio Manufacturers Association, March 3, 2021)

• Best Practices for Handling Political Discussions in the Workplace During the 2020 Presidential Election (14th Annual Employment Law Conference, San Antonio Human Resources Management Association, August 19, 2020)

raquel@notzonatlaw.com
P (210) 821-5366
F (210) 821-5334
120 Austin Hwy, Suite 102
San Antonio, TX 78209



ACCOLADES

• J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1992
• B.A., St. Mary’s University, 1989, summa cum laude

• Equal Employment Opportunity
• Wage and Hour Compliance
• Workplace Investigations
• Non-Competition Agreements
• Employee Handbooks and Personnel Policies
• Personal Injury Defense

Raquel is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

State of Texas

• U.S. Supreme Court
• U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
• U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
• U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas


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