El Paso

221 N. Kansas, Suite 1700
El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915.533.4424
Fax: 915.546.5360


919 Congress Ave., Suite 1305
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512.320.5466
Fax: 512.320.5431

Las Cruces

3800 E. Lohman Ave., Suite C
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Phone: 575.527.0023
Fax: 915.546.5360

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Chambers Ranks Kemp Smith as Top 10 Labor and Employment Firm in Texas

In a review which included national firms with offices in Texas, Kemp Smith has been recognized as one of the 10 leading Labor and Employment Law practices in the state by Chambers USA. Chambers is an international organization which rates and ranks attorneys and practice groups within law firms based on interviews with clients, other lawyers with whom they work and assessments of recent work done.

In addition to the firm’s ranking, partners Charles C. High, Jr., C.B. Burns and Michael D. McQueen who were individually recognized among the top practitioners in the state across the full range of labor and employment law matters. The quotes below are from Chambers 2018 edition.

Kemp Smith’s Labor and Employment Law department, which also includes Abe Howard-Gonzalez, Gilbert Sanchez and Scott Kendall, is the only El Paso labor and employment law group recognized by Chambers.

Charles C. High has longstanding top-level experience in labor and employment matters. Peers note that he is "excellent" and "highly recognized" in the field.

C.B. Burns primarily focuses on disability discrimination, sexual harassment and compensation retaliation cases. Peers state that she is an "excellent practitioner."

Michael D. McQueen has particular expertise in sexual harassment, age discrimination and retaliation cases. He also tries OSHA and unfair labor suits in state and federal courts.