Richard Hathaway, a Director of the Firm, is a trial lawyer who practices in the Commercial Litigation Section. He has significant experience in federal and state courts as well as in arbitration. Richard represents a wide range of clients from individuals and small proprietors to large corporate entities and Fortune 500 companies.
Scope of Practice:
Non-compete enforcement and defense, Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act, construction litigation, real estate litigation (brokerage and landlord/tenant), energy industry litigation, health law litigation, emergency relief, restraining orders and injunctive relief; partnership disputes, Texas Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act, and general complex commercial litigation.
- May 2020: Returning to Work in the Shadow of COVID-19: Resources and Suggested Approaches for Employers (Co-Authored)
- April 2020: Treatment of Independent Contractors Under the Paycheck Protection Program
- March 2020: Three Key Considerations Whey Applying for the Paycheck Protection Program
- 2014: Presentation: Texas Non-Compete Agreements and Workplace Agreements.
- November 2012: Litigation Alert: Insurance Law Update: Fifth Circuit certifies to the Supreme Court of Texas: Is the contractual liability exclusion triggered by a general contractor’s agreement to “perform its work in a good and workmanlike manner?”
Frequent Author on Law in the Workplace Blog:
- Texas Physician Non-compete Agreements: Four Common Flaws that Make them Unenforceable
- Three Reasons You May Want Your Employees to Sign a Non-Compete
- Trade Secrets: Three Ways you May be Unwittingly Sharing Yours
- Three of the most common misconceptions about enforcing Texas non-compete agreements
- Second Circuit disregards DOL Internship Test and adopts the Primary Beneficiary Test For-Profit Employers
- Fast food non-compete agreements?
- Stock Incentive Plans may allow Texas Employers to Recoup Bonus Pay from Employees that Leave and Work for a Competitor
- Dallas Bar Association
- Litigation Section, State Bar of Texas
- Construction Section, State Bar of Texas
“Answers to Tough HR Questions“, What’s Working in Human Resources, August 16th, 2017, pg. 4