Hirsch & Westheimer Expands Labor & Employment Practice with the Addition of Derek Flynn

Hirsch & Westheimer Expands Labor & Employment Practice with the Addition of Derek Flynn

by Onyinyechi Muilenburg

Jeffrey A. ShadwickHOUSTON, TXJanuary 13, 2019 

Hirsch & Westheimer is pleased to start the new year with the addition of Derek G. Flynn to its robust team of litigators.

Derek has extensive experience handling state and federal employment claims. He routinely advises businesses as it pertains to all aspects of employment law practices and policies. He advocates on behalf of clients before the Texas Workforce Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Outside of labor and employment, Mr. Flynn also handles matters related to complex commercial litigation, corporate law, private placements, franchise law and white-collar fraud investigations.

“While Hirsch & Westheimer has always excelled at representing our clients in employment-related matters, the addition of Derek will give us even more capabilities with respect to labor and employment issues,” said Lee Herman, President of the firm.  “He will supplement our ability to provide clients with proactive and practical advice with respect to labor, employment and other business matters.” 

Derek obtained his J.D. from South Texas College of law after completing his undergraduate degree at Baylor University. He is rated an AV® Preeminent™ lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, and has also been listed as a ‘Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers magazine from 2014-2017.

In addition to his practice, he is a member of the Houston and Austin Bar Associations, a Board Member at Legacy, the School of Sport Science, and an active participant in barbecue cook-offs.


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Hirsch & Westheimer is a Houston-based law firm. Our team consists of many recognized leaders in their fields in a broad array of matters, including advising executors of multi-million dollar estates to sellers in stock and asset transactions, and representing oil and gas companies in complex multiparty litigation. Hirsch & Westheimer’s clients include individuals, families, trusts, estates, major financial institutions and American and foreign business interests engaged in real estate development and management, aviation, upstream oil and gas, construction, insurance, retailing, wholesaling, manufacturing and merchandising. Throughout our 105-year legacy, our attorneys embody the culture of stability, hard work, service, professionalism and loyalty. We stand strong today as a historical landmark in Houston’s business and legal community. For more information, please visit www.hirschwest.com